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commUNITY spotlight: Lester Holt in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt has covered the big stories across the nation and world. In May, he was in Buffalo covering the mass shooting at Tops Market on Jefferson. 13 people were shot, 10 died and police arrested a self-proclaimed white supremacist who targeted Black people.
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Lester Holt discusses NAB Hall of Fame induction, Sacramento roots

NBC Nightly News host Lester Holt was recently inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Holt is no stranger to the Northern California region, having graduated from Cordova High School and attending Sacramento State, where he was given an honorary degree. He was also an intern at KCRA 3.

Inspiring America: Lester Holt announces 2022 Inspiration List

Lester Holt joins TODAY on the plaza to announce the return of the series Inspiring America. Holt will be hosting the 2022 Inspiring List across NBC News with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb. The guests include Rita Morena, SpaceX CEO Gwynne Shotwell, Team USA’s Nathan Chen and fashion icon Christy Turlington Burns.April 22, 2022.

Lester Holt, Jackson Daly on 2 years of Nightly News: Kids Edition

NBC’s Lester Holt and Nightly News: Kids Edition correspondent Jackson Daly celebrate the second anniversary of their show and discuss their hopes for the program’s future. Jackson’s dad Carson Daly shares his proud moment of discovering his son wrote President Biden an engaging letter and received a response!April 13, 2022.

Ashleigh Banfield to Interview Lester Holt at 2022 NAB Show

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The NAB has announced that award-winning journalist Ashleigh Banfield, host of “Banfield” on NewsNation, will interview her former MSNBC co-anchor, Lester Holt, the NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor. The interview will occur during Banfield’s “Rising Tide: The Value in Mentoring Others” series at the...

Zelenskyy speaks to Lester Holt on red lines, chance of WWIII

On the heels of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s address to Congress appealing for the U.S and NATO allies to do more to help his country, he sat down for an exclusive interview with NBC’s Lester Holt discussing Russia crossing red lines and what happens if Kyiv falls to Russian forces. “I believe that Russians have already crossed all the red lines when they started shelling civilians, when they've started using cruise missiles,” he says.March 17, 2022.

Zelensky Tells NBC’s Lester Holt Ukraine Needs U.S. Military Support: ‘The Whole Civilization Is At Stake’

In an exclusive interview set to air this evening on NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt asked Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky about President Biden’s concerns that agreeing to provide air cover for Ukraine could lead directly to U.S. military engagement with Russian forces, potentially triggering World War III. “Well, nobody knows,” Zelensky said through a translator. “It may have already started.”

Scoop: Trump trashes Barr in rant to Lester Holt

Former President Trump rants against Bill Barr, his former attorney general, in a three-page letter to "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt, who interviewed Barr about his new book, "One Damn Thing After Another," out tomorrow. Driving the news: Trump said he was attaching a report about supposed election corruption,...