Brian Williams joins Nantucket Fest board

Livia Bloom takes on programming team

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams has joined the board of directors of the Nantucket Film Festival, which will run from June 19-21 in Nantucket, Mass. Livia Bloom has joined the programming team for the fest, which focuses on screenwriters.

Williams has served as host of the festival’s Screenwriters Tribute since 1997.

“Brian has become a constant of the festival over the years,” executive director Colin Stanfield said. “His participation in events such as the Screenwriter Tribute and Late Night Storytelling has always been a joy, and we’re glad to have him on board to take a more active role in the festival.”

Bloom comes to the festival from the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, where she helped organize film programs that included historical retrospectives and exclusive preview events.