The News with Brian Williams was MSNBC’s signature news program, intended for viewers who missed NBC Nightly News. Shelly Palmer composed the musical identification package for the channel which included lots of contemporary instrumentation. This is the cut that was used to open The News and it includes the sonic signature that MSNBC used at the time.
Network News Music is a website by Victor Vlam, who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of news music. 1,876 hours, 2 minutes and 52 seconds. News music is rarely heard without voice-overs or fade outs to commercial, yet it leaves an impact on many people. Founded in 2002, this site is a museum for TV news themes past and present.