Lester Holt: Anchoring News in the Digital Age

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
8:00 pm ET
New York

In Person

Lester Holt
Moderator: Andrea Mitchell

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, recipient of the 2016 NABJ Journalist of the Year award, builds on the work of anchors like Max Robinson, Carole Simpson, and Bernard Shaw as the first African-American to solo anchor a weeknight network evening news broadcast. As NBC celebrates the seventieth anniversary of its nightly news program, Holt reflects on NBC’s distinguished past and looks forward to the future of broadcast journalism. He will also discuss his career as reporter and anchor, as well as the process of producing a nightly news shows in the digital age. The evening also features highlights from Holt’s television journalism and questions from the audience.

This event is part of the Paley Center’s multifaceted Black History Month celebration, African-American Achievements in Television: A Black History Spotlight Presented by Citi.

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