What Happened to Stone Phillips?
According to research, Stone Philips was cut from Dateline in 2007 under an umbrella of budget cuts. He and his wife bought a penthouse in 2010. Stone Phillips was also a guest on the premiere of The Colbert Report. See: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/11/realestate/11deal3.html
Former Dateline NBC anchor Stone Phillips' $7 million contract was not renewed in July 2007 due to cost-cutting by NBC. Phillips had anchored Dateline NBC from its inception in 1992 to July 2, 2007.