Tiki To Become Today Correspondent

By Brian 

FLASH: The NYT reports: Tiki Barber “will become an NBC television personality, people with direct knowledge of the negotiations said.” Barber “will be a news correspondent for Today and is expected to have a role in the network’s Sunday night football broadcasts.”

> Update: 4:34pm: NBC is holding a press conference tomorrow morning to announce Tiki’s new gig. Jeff Zucker, Dick Ebersol, and Steve Capus will be there…

> Update: 4:52pm: “The deal with NBC Universal, said to be worth $3 million per year over four years, will have Barber, 31, as a regular correspondent on Today, which is expanding to four hours next fall,” Variety says…