Lester Holt, weekend anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” co-anchor of the weekend edition of “Today” and principal anchor of “Dateline NBC,” spoke about the emerging role of the media when he addresses the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches Jan. 17, 2012.
Holt has reported from many of the world’s hot spots and has been with NBC since 2000. From the streets of Cairo, he reported on the latest political and civil unrest and travelled overseas to cover the earthquake and nuclear crisis in Japan as well as the earthquake in Haiti.
Before becoming co-anchor of “Weekend Today,” the award-winning broadcast journalist anchored “Lester Holt Live,” a daily news show on MSNBC in which he covered breaking news and provided news updates and analysis. Hold has also served as the lead anchor for daytime news and breaking news coverage on MSNBC. He had served as primary anchor for MSNBC’s coverage of the biggest news events of the last several years, including Operation Iraqi Freedom and the war in Afghanistan. Of special interest to Palm Beach County, he was the lead daytime anchor for MSNBC’s coverage of Decision 2000.
Lester Holt (1/3) Forum Club January 2012
Lester Holt (2/3) Forum Club January 2012
Lester Holt (3/3) Forum Club January 2012