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Lester Holt

Anchor and Managing Editor, “NBC Nightly News”

Lester Holt is an award-winning journalist and anchor of “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” and “Dateline NBC.” He also leads NBC News’ special reports, breaking news, and primetime political coverage and for the past has led coronavirus coverage, including anchoring weekly primetime specials. Holt spoke with top executives at Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson in their first joint interview on a special “Dateline” and launched the digital newscast “Nightly News: Kids Edition.” He previously anchored the weekend editions of “NBC Nightly News” for eight years and co-anchored “Weekend TODAY” for twelve years. Holt joined NBC News in 2000 after 19 years with CBS as a reporter, anchor, and international correspondent.

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