"This has to be the most popular decision NBC News has ever made," Guthrie said at the top of the broadcast.
NBC News chairman Andy Lack shared the news in a staff memo Tuesday morning. "Over the past several weeks, Hoda has seamlessly stepped into the co-anchor role alongside Savannah, and the two have quickly hit the ground running," he wrote. "They have an undeniable connection with each other and most importantly, with viewers, a hallmark of Today." Read more.