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‘Jaden, Meet Lester.’

Earlier this month, a 7-year-old boy named Jaden said on live TV that he wanted to meet Lester Holt. Today, he got his wish.

Bill Whitaker to Receive RTDNF First Amendment Award

Joins the ranks of other journalists including Walter Cronkite, Diane Sawyer and Lester Holt.

CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite Was Once Famously Voted the Most Trusted Man in America — CBS’s Scott Pelley Explains Why That Could Not Happen Today

In an unprecedented joint interview with all three anchors of the three broadcast network evening news programs — CBS’s Scott Pelley, NBC’s Lester Holt and ABC’s David Muir — Variety senior TV editor Brian Steinberg asked about the differences between...

Lester Holt, David Muir and Scott Pelley Explain Why Evening Newscasts Still Matter

"One of the reasons that all three of our broadcasts have been growing over these last 6 years or so, I believe, is because people are still looking for brand names."

Why Lester Holt retired his mustache in Chicago

Lester Holt gave Conan O'Brien the scoop Thursday on whether he plans to grow back a mustache, his signature look while working in Chicago in the 1990s. "I don't think so," Holt said. "The gray got to be an issue with it and then trimming it and trying to make it even, it was just..." Holt, who...

Youngster Walks Away From Local News Reporter Because He’s Not Lester Holt

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Apparently Carney's celebrity status wasn't enough to impress the young boy.

Portland Kid Prefers Lester Holt to Local Reporter

"If he had the mic he would have dropped it right there," said Carney.

Seven-Year-Old Boy Expresses Admiration For Lester Holt

"I would like to say if he could come to my house once...I would want to see all of the things he has reported."

Throwback Thursday

MODERATOR LESTER HOLT: My reference was to what you had said in 2002, and my question was—DONALD TRUMP: No, no. You didn't hear what I said.HOLT: Why is your judgment— Why is your judgment any different than Mrs. Clinton's judgment?TRUMP: Well, I have much better judgment than she does. Show More Summary

Lester Holt Anchors NBC Nightly News Tonight With Statue of Liberty in Background

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Lester Holt is anchoring tonight's NBC Nightly News with the Statue of Liberty in the background.

NBC News Lassoes Statue Of Liberty For Tonight’s ‘NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt

Lester will anchor NBC Nightly News live from the Statue of Liberty tonight. In a promo posted to Facebook, Holt said, of the dramatic choice of broadcast locations: “In many ways, [the Statue of Liberty has] become a symbol of a country right now wrestling to reconcile its creed versus its security needs. Show More Summary

Lester Holt: ‘This Is Not a Time to Worry About Being Liked’

"We are all aware of what is happening around us. The attacks on our legitimacy. The efforts to undermine our relevance."

In Interview, Obama Blamed Gerrymandering for Democratic Party’s Election Losses

In the Dateline NBC interview by Lester Holt of outgoing President Barack Obama, Obama accepted some blame for the Democratic Party’s overall state. He admitted that he was not able to figure out how to spread his brand to the Democratic Party during the midterm elections and that it was “a legitimate criticism.” But, then he went and […]

Lester Holt’s Questions to Obama in Dateline NBC Interview were Softballs

If you tracked the questions that Lester Holt, Obama’s interviewer at Dateline NBC, you’d be disappointed if you were expecting hard-hitting and good questions directed to the outgoing President Barack Obama. Here are three examples of the questions Holt asked Obama in Dateline NBC’s “Reality of Hope” interview: Holt on racism in America: “But was there […]

Obama in Dateline NBC Interview Admitted Instant ‘Hope and Change’ was ‘Unrealistic’

Outgoing President Barack Obama, in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, mentioned how his ‘hope and change’ campaign may have been “naive” and put “unrealistic expectations” in the minds of Americans. Here is a transcript of the interview segment: Obama: “…That pride is something that was a positive…any talk of it being a post-racial America, […]

Obama: I couldn’t transfer ‘my personal popularity to…the Democratic Party’

This what he told Lester Holt. During last night’s NBC Dateline special on President Obama‘s legacy, the outgoing Commander-in-Chief reflected on 2016 and the “surprise” he felt at Donald Trump‘s win. He told Lester Holt that he thinks he and his team are pretty good at seeing things coming––but not Trump’s victory. Part of that, [...]

President Obama Says The Idea Of A Post-Racial America Was “Naive”

Watch clips from the President’s hour-long sitdown with Dateline’s Lester Holt.

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