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Lester Holt Biography, Age, NBC, Republican, Republican

Lester Holt born “Lester Don Holt Jr” is an American journalist and news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC. He is well known for his work on The Fugitive (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and also Warehouse 13 (2009).

Lester Holt Biography

Lester Holt born “Lester Don Holt Jr” is an American journalist and news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC. He is well known for his work on The Fugitive (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and also Warehouse 13 (2009).

Lester Holt Age

He was born on 8th of March 1959, he is 58 years old as of 2018.

Lester Holt Family

He was born to his parents, his father was in the U.S. Air Force, and his family relocated around a lot when he was growing up. His mother worked as a regional planner.

Lester Holt Wife

He is married to Carol Hagen, the pair got married in1982.

Lester Holt Son

The pair has two sons named Stefan and Cameron Holt

Lester Holt Education

He got enrolled and later graduated from Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova in 1977, He majored in government at California State University, Sacramento, but he never graduated.

Lester Holt Career – NBC Lester Holt

He started off his career at NBC in 2000. He covered that year’s presidential election. From 2002 to 2003, He then hosted a nightly news program on the Iraq conflict, first known as Countdown: Iraq and the Operation Iraqi Freedom. He added to his reporting duties in 2003 when he became an anchor with Today’s weekend edition. Around this time.

He as well anchored Lester Holt Live on MSNBC. He added another anchor job to his extensive resumé in 2007 with his new weekend role on NBC Nightly News. On prime time, Holt has hosted the news program Dateline since 2006.

He was nicknamed”Iron Pants” for his ability to stay on the air for hours. “When there’s breaking news, I don’t want to leave the chair,” he explained to People magazine. He has traveled extensively to report many important national and international stories, covering Hurricane Katrina from Louisiana and 2005 covering Mississippi, to being on the scene in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake there.

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He became the interim anchor for NBC Nightly News on February 2015. He later took over the post after the suspension of Brian Williams for reportedly lying about some of his experiences as a journalist. That June. He was named the show’s new anchor, making him the first African-American to be the lead anchor on a broadcast network’s weekday nightly newscast.

He called this new job “an enormous honor” in a statement released by the network. “The respect and admiration I have for the Nightly News team has only grown deeper over the last
several months that we’ve been together.” That June, with positive. He was then employed permanently.

Nightly News With Lester Holt – NBC News With Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt for its weeknight broadcasts since June 22, 2015” is the flagship daily evening television news program for NBC News, the news division of the NBC television network in the United States. It was first aired on August 3rd 197.

The program is currently the most watched network newscast in the United States, having over 9.3 million viewers, just a few thousand more than its nearest rival, ABC’s World News Tonight. NBC Nightly News is produced from Studio 3C at NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City and select editions broadcast from The Brokaw News Center in Universal City, California.

As from 2015, the broadcast has been anchored by Lester Holt on weeknights, José Díaz-Balart on Saturday and Kate Snow on Sunday. Before he included David Brinkley, John Chancellor, Tom Brokaw, and Brian Williams.

The program is broadcast live over most NBC stations and its scheduled as from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time seven days a week; a special “Western Edition” of the program occasionally features updated information on news stories covered during the original telecast for Pacific Time Zone viewers. Its current theme music, “The Mission” (which debuted in 1985) was composed by John Williams.

Lester Holt Salary

He has a net worth that is estimated to be $12 million. He has made his wealth from his work as a broadcaster.his salary is estimated to be $4.5 million each year.

Lester Holt Ethnicity

He is born white American

Lester Holt Republican

He is a Republican, Republican also referred to as the GOP (Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party. The party is named after republicanism, a major ideology of the American Revolution.

Founded by anti-slavery activists, economic modernizers, ex-National Republicans, ex-Free Soilers and Whigs in 1854, the Republicans largely dominated politics nationally and in the majority of northern states between 1860 and 1932.

Trump Lester Holt

President Donald Trump claimed that NBC News anchor Lester Holt got caught “fudging my tape on Russia,” an apparent reference to an interview they had in May 2017, in which he said, his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was linked to the ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The president offered no evidence to back up the claim. He as well claimed that the head of NBC’s news division, Andy Lack, was about the be fired “for incompetence, and much worse.”

“What’s going on at @CNN is happening, to different degrees, at other networks – with @NBCNews being the worst. The good news is that Andy Lack(y) is about to be fired(?) for incompetence and much worse. When Lester Holt got caught fudging my tape on Russia, they were hurt badly!”

The president tweet was one of a number aimed at the news media over the past 24 hours, including a number directed at the departure of Don McGahn, the White House counsel.

NBC News had posted the extended version of the interview at the time, and it is available on YouTube. Trump told Holt on May 11, 2017, sit-down that when he decided to fire Comey, “I said, ‘You know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made up story, it’s an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won.’”

Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd posted a tweet shortly after Trump’s claim. “I miss the days when people muttered nutty conspiracy theories to themselves while meandering down a sidewalk,” he wrote. “Now they share it on Twitter w/millions of followers and for some reason some folks amplify it. Treat these tweets the way you’d treat the sidewalk mumbler, look away.”

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How Tall Is Lester Holt

Holt is a rather tall man with an athletic build, He stands at a height of ‎6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) and a weight of 71 Kg.

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