Jane Stoddard Williams is the host and producer of Bloomberg Radio's weekly program on education called Bloomberg EDU. She also serves on the board of Horizons Student Enrichment Program, a non-profit educational institute helping low-income students around the country. She is an active member of the board of WNET, New York's PBS station and chairs the Education Committee. Jane has spent most of her career working in radio and television. She worked as a producer of the PBS Series called Inside Story and has also served as the Executive Producer of Washington’s longest-running daily news and public affairs program "Panorama". She has hosted a local interview program, "One On One" in Southwestern Connecticut. She began her career in radio at WICC-AM in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She went to the New Canaan Country School  and is a graduate of Duke University and has a degree in Political Science and Russian Language. She was born in New Canaan, Connecticut as Jane Gillan Stoddard. She is the daughter of Hudson G. Stoddard, vice president of marketing for WNET/Channel 13 in New York and Patricia Stoddard who is director of administration in the executive office of the Champion International Corporation in Stamford, Connecticut.

Taking about her personal life, Jane is married to Brian Williams. Her husband is an anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the  NBC television network, since 2004. They tied the knot on June 7, 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut. She has two children with him, a daughter Allison and a son, Douglas Williams. Their daughter Allison is an actress and currently stars in Girls by HBO. She lives with her husband, two children and two dogs in her home in New Canaan, Connecticut. Form the looks of it, they are still so much in love and divorce is nowhere near.