Lester Holt Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Lester Holt (Lester Don Holt Jr.)

Last Updated: 07 Mar, 2024 | Views: 397

Age: 65

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Musician, News Anchor

Famous For: TV News anchor in America

Higher Education: Graduated

Lester Holt Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Mar, 1959 (65 Years 01 Month 5 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
California
Birth District
Marin County
Birth Sign
Pisces
Religion
Christianity
Nationalities
American

Lester Holt Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Lester Don Holt Jr. is a journalist from America who serves as the news host for Dateline NBC and the daily edition of NBC Nightly News. On June 18, 2015, Holt was chosen to serve as NBC Nightly News' permanent anchor following the dismissal of Brian Williams. Max Robinson, an ABC News nightly co-anchor, was a role model for Holt, who later made history by becoming the first African-American to solo-anchor a weekday network show. In a 2018 survey, Holt was rated as America's most dependable TV news anchor.

Career:
In 1981: His first job was with WCBS in New York City as a reporter.
In 1982: He joined KNXT in Los Angeles as a reporter and weekend anchor before returning to WCBS-TV the following year in the same capacity.
In 1986: Holt relocated to WBBM-TV in Chicago, where he anchored the evening news for 14 years.
In 2008: He provided the narration for a Sci-Fi Channel documentary about authentic crystal skulls.
In 2017: Holt interviewed President Trump about his firing of FBI director James Comey. The interview was extensively covered by the media.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1990: He got the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.
In 2012: The Honorary Doctorate was awarded to him by Pepperdine University.
In 2019: Holt was the recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for excellence in journalism.

Unknown Facts:
Holt was so determined to enter the media field that, while still a high school student, he negotiated his way into an intern at Sacramento-area television station KCRA.
Holt pursued news stories no matter what time or day it was, without a break.

Lester Holt Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 187 cm
In Meters 1.87 m
In feet Inches 6'2"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 85 Kg
In Pounds 187 lbs
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Hair Color
Dark Brown

Lester Holt Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Lester Holt Sr.
Mother's Name
June Holt
Spouse
Carol Hagen
Son(s)
Stefan Holt, Cameron Holt

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