Hoda Kotb Joins Savannah Guthrie as Co-Anchor of NBC News' TODAY
TODAY's New Anchor Team Debuted This Morning
NEW YORK - January 2, 2018 -- Hoda Kotb has been named co-anchor of NBC News' TODAY joining Savannah Guthrie. The announcement was made by Andy Lack, Chairman, NBC News Group. The new anchor team debuted this morning: http://on.today.com/2CFbCBk
Guthrie and Kotb will co-anchor the 7-9 a.m. hours of TODAY, along with weather anchor Al Roker and Orange Room host Carson Daly. Kotb will also continue co-hosting the 10 a.m. hour of TODAY with Kathie Lee Gifford.
Kotb joined NBC News in 1998 as a correspondent for "Dateline." She has been co-hosting the fourth hour of TODAY with Gifford since 2008. While at NBC News, Kotb has been honored with Emmy awards, a Gracie award and an Edward R. Murrow award. She is also the host of "The Hoda Show on SiriusXM." Kotb started her broadcast career in local news, anchoring and reporting for stations in New Orleans and Fort Myers.
Guthrie joined NBC News as a correspondent in 2007 and has been the co-anchor of TODAY since 2012. She also serves as the network's chief legal correspondent. Prior to joining TODAY, Guthrie was the NBC News White House correspondent for three years. She has received Emmy awards, a Gracie award and a Matrix award for her work at NBC News. Guthrie graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and began her career in journalism at local stations in Tucson and Washington, DC.
NBC's TODAY is the news program that informs, entertains, inspires and sets the agenda each morning for Americans. Airing live from 7 to 11 a.m. ET, TODAY reaches more than 5 million people every day through its broadcast, and millions more through TODAY.com, the TODAY app, and social media platforms. Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Carson Daly, Megyn Kelly, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Natalie Morales are the anchors and hosts. Willie Geist, Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer are the weekend anchors. Noah Oppenheim is the president of NBC News and the executive in charge, and Don Nash is the executive producer. More Americans watch NBC News than any news organization in the world.