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NBC NEWS AND MSNBC TO BROADCAST AROUND-THE-CLOCK COVERAGE OF U.S.- NORTH KOREA SUMMIT

Lester Holt Leads NBC News Coverage From Hanoi

Hallie Jackson, Peter Alexander, Kelly O’Donnell and Bill Neely Will Report From the Region for ‘TODAY,’ ‘NBC Nightly News,’ and MSNBC

NEW YORK (February 22, 2019) - NBC News and MSNBC together will deliver around-the-clock coverage of the second meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, anchored live from Hanoi, Vietnam and NBC News headquarters in New York.

Lester Holt leads the network’s coverage beginning Tuesday, February 26, with a special edition of “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” live from Hanoi. “NBC Nightly News” originates live from Hanoi Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Holt will also anchor NBC News special reports throughout the summit and will contribute to “TODAY.”

NBC News chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson, NBC News White House correspondents Peter Alexander and Kelly O’Donnell, NBC News chief global correspondent Bill Neely and NBC News political reporter Carol Lee will report from the region throughout the summit for “TODAY,” “NBC Nightly News,” and MSNBC. White House reporter Jonathan Allen will be on the ground in Hanoi for NBC News Digital, providing breaking news coverage and analysis.

On MSNBC, coverage starts Tuesday, February 26 with Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist on “Morning Joe,” and “The 11th Hour’s” Brian Williams continues rolling coverage Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Jackson will anchor a 10 a.m. ET split-show on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from Hanoi.

Special coverage of the summit will stream live on NBCNews.com. The live stream will also be available on NBC News apps, YouTube, and OTT platforms. NBC News’ Snapchat Show, ‘Stay Tuned,’ will also provide special coverage of the historic event.

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