SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 — Emmy award-winning journalist and NBC News National Correspondent Kate Snow has been named anchor of Sunday editions of “NBC Nightly News.” She begins Sunday, October 4, alongside her new role as an afternoon weekday anchor for MSNBC.
“Kate is a compassionate storyteller who approaches every assignment with equal parts determination and heart,” said Deborah Turness, President of NBC News. “Her broad range as a journalist, skill as an anchor, and familiarity with our audience is sure to lead ‘Nightly’ to continued success on Sundays.”
Snow has covered politics throughout her career, including five presidential elections, the White House, and Congress. She has built a reputation for stories that create change and spark national conversations, including a recent series on transgender children and an Emmy-nominated series on America’s heroin epidemic. She has covered some of the biggest breaking news events in recent years, from the mass shooting in Newtown to conflict in the Middle East to the Ebola outbreak and U.S. response.
Snow’s reporting appears across all platforms of NBC News and MSNBC, and she frequently serves as a fill-in anchor for “Nightly News” and “TODAY.” Prior to joining NBC News in 2010, Snow was the anchor of the weekend edition of ABC’s “Good Morning America” for six years. Previously, she was a White House Correspondent for ABC News and a Congressional Correspondent for CNN.
Season-to-date, “NBC Nightly News” is the #1 evening newscast on Sunday nights in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo. Jamie Kraft is the executive producer of weekend editions of “NBC Nightly News.”