The NBC Nightly News anchor has Chicago roots, working for 14 years at WBBM-TV in Chicago as a reporter and anchor.
Good news! The Holt family is about to get a little bigger.
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt bagged its biggest February sweep news-demo win in three years. Holt’s news cast averaged 2.072M viewers. ABC’s World News Tonight clocked 1.890M viewers, and CBS Evening News logged 1.577M. Nightly News has finished No. Show More Summary
CBS This Morning co-anchor Norah O'Donnell held a live interview with VP Pence just minutes after Lester Holt finished his live interview with the VP for Today.
In a viral video earlier this month, one adorable 7-year-old boy made it comically clear that “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt is the only journalist worthy of his time. And on Tuesday, Holt showed his appreciation in a special way. Jaden, who is from Portland, Oregon (and whose last name was withheld by his mother), was interviewed on Feb. Show More Summary
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.
Joins the ranks of other journalists including Walter Cronkite, Diane Sawyer and Lester Holt.
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...
"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."
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...
Apparently Carney's celebrity status wasn't enough to impress the young boy.
"If he had the mic he would have dropped it right there," said Carney.
"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."
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 is anchoring tonight's NBC Nightly News with the Statue of Liberty in the background.
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
"We are all aware of what is happening around us. The attacks on our legitimacy. The efforts to undermine our relevance."
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]