Q&A: With the Press Under Fire, Lester Holt Combats ‘Low Blows From High Places’

NBC Nightly News anchor discusses journalism, sports and politics

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As news anchor for NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC, Lester Holt is a man on the move. Last week, he reported from inside North Korea (later criticized for the government orchestrated coverage). The coming weeks will find Holt in New York and then Washington, D.C., for the State of the Union address before traveling to Minneapolis where he’ll be covering Super Bowl LII (his first). Then it’s back to the Korean Peninsula for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea (Holt’s ninth).



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