'Hoda was named the official co-anchor of the Today show on Tuesday, nearly five weeks after Matt Lauer's firing over a sexual harassment allegation.
The announcement was made at the top of the show Tuesday morning, with her co-anchor Guthrie saying: 'This has to be the most popular decision NBC has ever made and I'm so thrilled.'Hoda, smiling and then wiping away tears, responded: 'I'm pinching myself.
hours of TODAY, along with weather anchor Al Roker and Orange Room host Carson Daly. While at NBC News, Kotb has been honored with Emmy awards, a Gracie award and an Edward R. She is also the hose of "The Hoda Show on Sirius XM." 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.
And that is why were are conducting this review,' he told staff at NBC's Nightly News.'There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions.
hour with Kathie Lee Gifford—so no need to put down your wine glasses.I think we should send some medics to Alexandria, Virginia where my mom has likely fainted after hearing the opening of that show.'They then replayed the opening of the show, in which Hoda's named was announced as a co-anchor, as is tradition on an anchor's first day.This news came a month after an NBC source told Daily that Hoda would be co-hosting with Guthrie for the 'foreseeable future.'The 53-year-old has been filling in for Lauer, alongside Guthrie, ever since his surprise firing at the end of November.The announcement was made by Andy Lack, Chairman, NBC News Group.
The new anchor team debuted this morning Guthrie and Kotb will co-anchor the 7-9 a.m. Kotb joined NBC News in 1998 as a correspondent of "Dateline." She has been co-hosting the fourth hour of TODAY with Gifford since 2008.
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