Craig Melvin lately stepped down as the Saturday co-anchor of NBC’s Weekend Right this moment. In an announcement made on-air Tuesday (Sept.4) morning, it was revealed that the correspondent could be promoted to the weekday phase of the Right this moment present.
Melvin periodically appeared on the weekday present in the previous. In June, he requested former President Invoice Clinton about Monica Lewinsky in the wake of the Me Too motion. Nonetheless, on Aug. 27, the South Carolina native started showing on Right this moment on a day by day foundation. Now, he has formally been added to the solid as a information anchor and can be part of co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie.
“Craig stepped away from ‘Weekend Right this moment’ so he will be with us each morning, and we’re so pleased to have him right here,” Guthrie stated throughout the delicate announcement.
Melvin began the morning phase by exhibiting appreciation to his household. “I wish to thank my dad and mom, who sacrificed a lot for me to go to highschool and get right here. My spouse and children … they’ve given me life.”
He additionally stated he was pleased to work below a veteran reporter comparable to Al Roker and that Kotb and Guthrie are the “sisters” he by no means had.
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) September 4, 2018