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Natalie Morales

Natalie Leticia Morales-Rhodes (born June 6, 1972) is an American broadcast journalist, working for NBC News. As of 2012 she is the Today show News Anchor, and also appears on other programs including Rock Center with Brian Williams, Dateline and NBC Nightly News. Morales was an anchor and correspondent for MSNBC from 2002 to 2006. She covered a number of major news stories there including the 2004 Presidential election, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the Iraqi prisoner abuse, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, the Northeast Blackout of 2003, the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, and the investigation and trial of Scott Peterson. Additionally, she was named one of Hispanic Magazine’s Top Trendsetters of 2003. Morales joined the Today show in 2006 as a National Correspondent, and was named co-anchor of the third hour of the show in March 2008. On May 9, 2011 it was announced that Morales would replace Ann Curry as the news anchor for "Today," when Curry succeeded Meredith Vieira as host of "Today" in June 2011. Prior to joining MSNBC, Morales served as a weekend anchor/reporter and morning co-anchor at WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, where she

'Today' Show Anchor Natalie Morales -- We Won't Let Knife Attack Change Our Show

'Today' Show Anchor
We Won't Let Knife Attack Change Our Show

The "Today" show will NOT STOP shooting segments outside the studio ... despite this morning's frightening incident with a knife-wielding man ... this according to co-anchor Natalie Morales.… READ MORE >

Ann Curry -- Hard Feelings Toward Matt Lauer On 'Today'

Ann Curry
Hard Feelings Toward Matt

As Ann Curry said when she said her goodbyes on "Today" ... she wears her heart on her sleeve, so she made it pretty clear there's no love lost between her and Matt Lauer.TMZ broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 1429 days ago
Ann Curry -- The Final Cut is In the Works

Ann Curry
The Final Cut Is In the Works

In the case of Ann Curry and the "Today" show -- the writing is not only on the wall, it's in the editing room, because we've learned producers are already preparing Ann's farewell montage ...… READ MORE >

- 1430 days ago
Dateline NBC to Kids -- Smile! Your Parents Set You Up in Our Cheating Investigation

Dateline NBC
Smile Kids! Your Parents Set You Up in Cheating Investigation

Dateline NBC pulled a fast one in a hidden camera investigation last night -- but instead of targeting pedophiles, they took down middle schoolers cheating on a phys ed. test ... and the kids'… READ MORE >

- 1488 days ago
'Today' Show Ladies: Who'd You Rather?

'Today' Show Ladies
Who'd You Rather?

"Today" show hosts Natalie Morales, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb all hung out after work at an event in NYC on Thursday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 2210 days ago

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