California State University
Interim hosting duties of "NBC Nightly News" became permanent anchor assignment after Brian Williams' reassignment
Served as host of "Dateline"
Became "Weekend Today" co-anchor
Joined MSNBC as a reporter/anchor
Covered first television news assignments as a reporter for WCBS-TV
Awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award in 1990
Holds honorary doctorates from both Pepperdine and his alma mater, California State University, Sacramento
Like many news anchors, Holt has appeared as himself or as a news anchor in numerous films, including "The Fugitive" and its sequel, "U.S. Marshals." He also appeared in a number of television shows, most notably two episodes of "30 Rock."
Served as announcer for the Westminster Dog Show from 2006 to 2008.
Plays bass guitar.