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Super Bowl: President Biden Criticizes NFL’s Lack of Black Coaches During Lester Holt Interview

During his conversation with NBC News’ Lester Holt that aired in the lead-up to the Super Bowl, President Joe Biden called upon the NFL to live up to its previously stated intention to hire more Black individuals in positions of power. Holt briefly interviewed Biden in a segment that aired prior to the game between […]

Lester Holt to Interview President Biden During NBC Super Bowl Pregame Show

President Biden will once again sit for an interview to air during the Super Bowl pregame show on NBC. NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt will interview Biden in Virginia on Thursday, with excerpts to air that evening on Nightly News and Friday morning on Today. The full interview will air during the Super Bowl […]

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 broadcast producer on the program for the past 2 years, and was the interim ep following the departure of Jenn Suozzo last month (Suozzo left to join […]

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 mentions her habitual watching of the show. It also features Tina Fey playing Cinda Canning, the host of a true-crime podcast and a […]

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 debut with a 15-second commercial during NBC’s live coverage of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony Friday morning, with other versions of the spot […]

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 during the three-day event in October.

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 on Wednesday night.

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.