Savannah Guthrie Biography
Savannah Guthrie is an Australian-born American broadcast journalist and attorney who is currently working as the main co-anchor of the NBC News morning show Today, a position she has held since July 2012.
She joined NBC News in September 2007 as a legal analyst and correspondent, regularly reporting on trials throughout the country. From 2008 to 2011, she served as a White House correspondent and between 2010 and 2011 as co-anchor of the MSNBC program The Daily Rundown. After that, she was announced as the co-host of Today’s third hour alongside Natalie Morales and Al Roker.
As co-host of Today’s third hour, Guthrie substituted as a news anchor and main co-host and appeared as the chief legal analyst across all NBC platforms. She stopped being the third-hour co-host and chief legal analyst in 2012 when she replaced Ann Curry as co-anchor of Today. In 2018, she was included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
Savannah Guthrie Education
She attended and graduated from Amphitheater High School in Tucson. Guthrie then attended the University of Arizona where she received a B.A. in journalism, graduating cum laude in 1993. Guthrie was a member of the Arizona Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi.
She received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2002. Having scored first place on the Arizona Bar Exam, Guthrie is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Arizona.
Guthrie was also a member of Order of the Coif and received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy award for her work with victims of domestic violence.
Savannah Guthrie Career
Guthrie got her first job in broadcasting at ABC affiliate KMIZ, in Columbia, Missouri, where she worked for two years before going back to Tucson and a job with NBC affiliate KVOA in 1995. Five years after working in Arizona, Guthrie took a job at WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. where she covered major stories including September 11, 2001, the 2001 anthrax attacks, and the attack on The Pentagon.
After working several years as a broadcast journalist, she chose to resume her higher education and did law. Guthrie worked for the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where she worked as a litigation associate, specializing in white-collar criminal defense.
In 2004, Guthrie became a national trial correspondent for CourtTV. She covered high-profile legal proceedings including the abduction and murder trial of Carlie Brucia, the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, the Michael Jackson trial, and the Martha Stewart case.
Savannah Guthrie NBC News
In September 2007, Savannah became a correspondent for NBC News. In 2008, Savannah covered Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice-presidential race from Fairbanks, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Sioux City, Iowa, and Washington. On December 18, she was named White House correspondent for NBC News. In this capacity, Savannah contributed to all NBC News properties. Additionally, she is an NBC News anchor and substitutes anchor on NBC Nightly News.
Savannah Guthrie The Today Show
On May 9, 2011, it was confirmed that Guthrie would become co-host of the 9 a.m. hour, alongside Al Roker and Natalie Morales, and the show’s Chief Legal Editor. On June 29, 2012, it was announced that she would co-anchor Today, replacing Curry. July 9, 2012, was her first day as co-anchor, alongside Matt Lauer.
Matt Lauer left Today on November 29, 2017, due to sexual misconduct allegations making Guthrie then become the host of Today alongside Hoda Kotb to this day. Since 2012, Guthrie has hosted the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC, and the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting.
Savannah Guthrie Age
Guthrie is 50 years old as of 2021. She was born Savannah Clark Guthrie on December 27, 1971, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of December every year.
Savannah Guthrie Height
Guthrie stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs about 60 Kg.
Savannah Guthrie Family
Guthrie is the daughter of Nancy Guthrie and Charles Guthrie. She was born in Melbourne, Australia, where her dad was stationed for work. Her family went back to the United States and moved to Tucson, Arizona two years later.
Guthrie is named after her great-grandmother. She has a sister named Annie Guthrie and a brother called Camron Guthrie.
Savannah Guthrie Husband
Guthrie is married to Michael Feldman an American communications consultant. The two became engaged in May 2013 while vacationing in Turks and Caicos. They tied the knot on March 15, 2014, in Tucson, with Guthrie announcing two days later she was four months pregnant.
On August 13, 2014, Guthrie gave birth to their first child, a daughter, Vale Guthrie Feldman. On June 7, 2016, she announced she and her husband were expecting their second child. They welcomed their son, Charles Max Feldman, on December 8, 2016.
Savannah Guthrie Ex-Husband
Guthrie was previously married to Mark Orchard English-born BBC News presenter from 2005 to 2009. The two met while she was covering the trial of Michael Jackson. After Orchard divorced his first wife, journalist Anne Kornblut, he started dating Savannah Guthrie, and the couple married in December 2005. The two divorced in 2009.
Savannah Guthrie Net Worth
Guthrie has an estimated net worth of $30 million which she has earned through her career as a broadcast journalist and attorney.
Savannah Guthrie Salary
Guthrie earns an annual salary of $8 Million.
Savannah Guthrie Town Hall
On October 15, 2020, Guthrie will be Moderating Trump Town Hall. President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s town halls will be held in the place of the second presidential debate, which was canceled last week after Trump rejected the idea of the candidates appearing virtually in the wake of his coronavirus diagnosis.
Biden will appear at an ABC News town hall, while Trump will participate in a town hall hosted by NBC News. Both events are scheduled to start at 8 p.m.
Savannah Guthrie Leaving NBC Morning Show
Savannah made an announcement earlier in the year 2022 that she had left the morning show and joining The Talk
Savannah Guthrie COVID 19
Savannah tested positive for COVID 19, the news came a week after Hoda Kotb announced that she tested positive for the virus.
Savannah Guthrie Guest host Jeopardy
Savannah was the guest host of Jeopardy in June 2021, she hosted the show for about two weeks and she follows nine previous guest hosts like Ken Jennings, Katie Couric, and the most recent host, Mayim Bialik.
Savannah Guthrie Brad pit
Savannah sat next to Brad Pit and Bradley cooper at the U.S. Open at New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium in September 2021.
Savannah Guthrie Hair
Savannah shared a picture of her rocking some pink locks. She had managed to get some pink added to her hair and it blends perfectly.
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Who is Savannah Guthrie?
She is an Australian-born American broadcast journalist
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50 years old as of 2021
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5 feet 7 inches (1.78 m)
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