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Meghan Rafferty Named Executive Producer of ‘NBC Nightly News’

NBC’s flagship evening newscast has a new executive producer. Meghan Rafferty has been named ep of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, effective immediately. Rafferty had been senior…

Amid True-Crime Boom, NBC’s ‘Dateline’ Gains New Relevancy in Streaming Era

You don’t have to look far to find a tribute to NBC’s newsmagazine Dateline in popular culture. In the new Hulu series Only Murders in the Building, Selena Gomez’s character Mabel Mora…

NBC Brands Lester Holt as ‘The Anchor for America’ in Olympics Promotional Push (Exclusive)

NBC will use its Olympics coverage to kick-start a new marketing campaign for NBC Nightly News and anchor Lester Holt, branding the NBC veteran as “The Anchor for America.” The campaign will…

Joe Biden Tears Up While Discussing “Mental Stress” on Americans in First Interview Since Election Victory

Joe Biden teared up while discussing the financial and mental-health impact of COVID-19 on the American public in his first interview since he won the presidency, which took place Tuesday.

John Legend, RuPaul, Lester Holt to Join Gwyneth Paltrow and Bob Iger at Vanity Fair Summit

Vanity Fair is finalizing the program for its 6th annual New Establishment Summit, adding John Legend, RuPaul, NBC's Lester Holt, Discovery's David Zaslav and former J.Crew star Jenna Lyons to appear…

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    Chris Gardner

Lester Holt Talks Election, Public Trust During L.A. Press Freedom Week

As part of L.A. Press Freedom Week, put on by the HFPA and L.A. Times, 'NBC Nightly News' anchor Lester Holt sat down with a panel of journalists to talk politics, diversity, Twitter and public trust…

Lester Holt to Receive Walter Cronkite Journalism Award

Arizona State University is awarding its 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Lester Holt, news anchor for NBC.

Evening News Anchors Talk Trump Coverage, #MeToo and Political Comedy

The evening news anchors for CBS News, NBC News and ABC News convened for a panel discussion.

Lester Holt on Departing White House Aide Hope Hicks: “She Was Quite Helpful”

The 'NBC Nightly News' anchor talked at a Paley Center event on Wednesday night about how his newsmaking May 2017 interview with President Trump came to be.

Dustin Hoffman Accuser: “I Don’t Think We Should Feel Sorry for Him”

On 'NBC Nightly News,' Kathryn Rossetter joined two other women who called the actor out for sexual misconduct — Anna Graham Hunter and Cori Thomas — to discuss their allegations.

Lester Holt and Amazon’s Roy Price Share Honors for Visual Storytelling

Television and studio executives of the past and present gathered Tuesday in New York for a Museum of the Moving Image gala.

Trump Claims He Was “Going to Fire Comey Regardless of Recommendations”

NBC broke into regularly scheduled programming early Thursday afternoon to air a special report with part of Lester Holt's sit-down with the president.