Hallie Jackson is the new Sunday anchor for ‘NBC Nightly News’

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Hallie Jackson is the new Sunday anchor for ‘NBC Nightly News’

Stephen Battaglio

March 20, 2024

Hallie Jackson takes over the anchor chair of Sunday’s edition of “NBC Nightly News.”

NBC News announced Wednesday that Jackson

would would

will take over the anchor chair on April 7. She succeeds Kate Snow, who will remain at the network as a senior correspondent.

Hallie is an exceptional journalist and an extraordinary broadcaster who represents the very best of NBC News,” said Janelle Rodriguez, executive vice president of programming at NBC News.


said in a statement. “She is a natural fit to host our flagship Sunday newscast.

Jackson, 39, began her career at NBC News as a Los Angeles correspondent in 2014. She served as chief White House correspondent during the Trump administration and was one of the network’s most prominent reporters during the 2016 presidential campaign.

In 2020, Jackson co-hosted the most-watched Democratic presidential primary debate in history, when 20 million viewers watched the candidates face off in Las Vegas on NBC and MSNBC.

She has also served as a daytime news anchor on cable network MSNBC.

Jackson will continue to serve as a daily anchor on NBC News Now, the network’s 24-streaming news channel. She will also continue as a senior Washington correspondent reporting for several NBC News programs.


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