(Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Sirius XM)NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Hoda Kotb attends the Dennis Basso fashion show during September 2016 New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City.(Photo by Jenny Anderson/Wire Image)RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17: (BROADCAST - OUT) Actor Zac Efron with Hoda Kotb and Matt Lauer on the Today show set on Copacabana Beach on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.In 1990, he was hired by the Kushner-Locke Company to host a pilot called "Day In Court," executive produced by veteran producer David Sams, who helped to launch The Oprah Winfrey Show into national syndication.
is an American television journalist and host of The Today Show. He was previously a news anchor for The Today Show in 1994 and anchor for WNBC in New York City and a local talk-show host in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence, and Richmond.
He was also host of PM Magazine (or "Evening Magazine" 1980–86).
Hoda Kotb is opening up about how she'll raise her newly adopted baby girl, Haley Joy, in the new issue of People magazine.
The beloved "Today" show anchor revealed this week that she'll be raising her newborn daughter with her longtime boyfriend Joel Schiffman, who she's been dating for almost four years.
Lauer then began his television career in that year as a producer of the 12 o'clock news for WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia.
By 1980, he had become an on-air reporter on the 6 and 11 o'clock newscasts.
“Today” co-host and 52-year-old fully realized grown woman was afraid to tell her parents she was moving in with her boyfriend of three years. …You know, it’s not going to be easy for poor Joel,” she joked.
Revealing the big move on her Sirius XM show on Monday, Hoda said she can’t explain why she got so nervous. Kotb was previously married to Burzis Kanga from 2005-2007.
NBC hired Rob Weller as host over Lauer when the program was picked up as a daily series.
The same year, he filmed a pilot for WWE's Vince Mc Mahon, focused on a new bodybuilding league, though he was not picked up for the series.
See photos of Hoda Kotb: TODAY -- Matt Lauer's 20th Anniversary Celebration -- Pictured: (l-r) Anchor Hoda Kotb, Katie Couric and anchor Matt Lauer on Friday, January 6, 2017 -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 9: Brittany Schreiber and Hoda Kotb attend Billboard Women in Music 2016 at Pier 36 on December 9, 2016 in New York City.