Co-Anchor, TODAY Show
About This Expert
Savannah Guthrie is the co-anchor of NBC News’ “TODAY.” She also serves as NBC News chief legal correspondent. Guthrie joined “Today” as a co-host of the third hour and chief legal correspondent in June 2011.
Since joining “TODAY,” Guthrie has conducted a wide range of exclusive interviews with news-makers including then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, President Barack Obama, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power and former U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords. She has sat down with other notable figures including Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight, former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Guthrie has also interviewed numerous celebrities from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Garner to Johnny Depp and Beyoncé Knowles.
Guthrie was a primary anchor for the network’s primetime 2016 presidential election coverage, including NBC’s special reporting on the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention, offering thoughtful insight and analysis. During the 2016 election cycle, more viewers turned to NBC News and MSNBC for politics coverage than any other television network. Guthrie has also anchored major breaking news events including the Brussels attacks, the 2015 Paris attacks, the Boston Marathon bombing, the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris, and the 2013 Moore tornado. She has also anchored from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. As part of her work on “TODAY”, she received a 2012 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Show.
Prior to joining “TODAY,” Guthrie served as NBC News white house correspondent from December 2008 to June 2011 where she contributed to all NBC News properties, including “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC While in that role, Guthrie extensively covered the 2008 presidential election, travelling with Sarah Palin’s campaign, and she was part of the NBC News team that won a 2009 Emmy for its election night coverage. She also broke exclusive details of the events surrounding Osama Bin Laden’s death in May 2011. Guthrie served as co-host of MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown” from January 2010 to June 2011.
In 2002, Guthrie received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude. She graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 1993. She received the top score on the Arizona Bar Exam in 2002. Savannah Guthrie received a Matrix Award for being one of the most versatile journalists in media today and for her pivotal role in TODAY’s current ratings success as the consistent number-one morning broadcast television show.
Guthrie is married to communications consultant Mike Feldman and the couple has a daughter, Vale and welcomed son Charley in December 2016.
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