News anchor and journalist who is noted for his work on NBC, serving as co-anchor on Weekend Today from 2003 to 2015. He became a Dateline NBC anchor in 2011 and in 2015, he became the first African-American host of NBC Nightly News.
He started his career on air as a disc jockey for a radio station.
He has two children with his wife, Carol, one of whom became a morning news anchor in Chicago.
He co-anchored with David Bloom on the news show Weekend Today.