Monday, April 19, 2021

Lester Holt live in Houston for NBC Nightly News

Lester Holt anchored NBC Nightly News from Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park, with a view of downtown behind him on Monday, April 19, 2021 (watch the show video embedded above).

The first story, on the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of former Houstonian George Floyd, was reported by correspondent Gabe Gutierrez who left KHOU 11 for NBC News in 2012.

According to KPRC, Holt is in H-Town anchoring part of a network-wide series called “Climate Challenge” that includes coverage on other network shows TODAY and Meet the Press. 

The main NBC anchor interviewed Mayor Sylvester Turner for his part of the coverage.

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