Stone Phillips (born December 2, 1954) is the lead anchor of Dateline NBC, a newsmagazine TV show. He has also worked as a substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and Today and as a substitute moderator on Meet the Press.
Phillips was born in Texas City, Texas. He has also hosted Weekend Magazine with Stone Phillips . In 1986,he landed his first major on-air role as a correspondent for 20/20. That year, he also acted as substitute host on Good Morning America and as sports anchor on ABC's World News Sunday .