Today Show, The View, CNBC Participate In 10th Annual Glaad Spirit Day

By A.J. Katz 

This morning and all day today, TV news talent are participating in the 10th annual Spirit Day, an annual LGBTQ anti-bullying campaign organized by Glaad. On-air talent from across the TV news spectrum are wearing purple and speaking about LBGTQ youth on-air. The color purple symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag.

Today show, The View, and CNBC have participated each year.

In addition to the 9 a.m. team at Today (shown above), here are their NBCU colleagues at CNBC, Squawk Box co-hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin, Becky Quick and Joe Kernen all wearing purple.

Others wearing purple today include Carl Quintanilla hosting Squawk Alley.

Scott Wapner hosting Halftime Report.


The women of The View:

Joining the aforementioned three in their participation of Spirit Day were John Berman and Alisyn Camerota of CNN New Day.

Univision’s morning show Despierta América:

The hosts of Good Morning America:

CBS’ The Talk:

Telemundo’s morning show Un Nuevo Día.

Fox Business Network’s Charles Payne and Kristina Partsinevelos.

MLB Network is participating in Spirit Day. Its studio hosts have been wearing purple throughout the day as well.

Here are Billy Beane and Brian Kenny:

Here’s former MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts with a throwback to 2014: