NBC News, MSNBC announce North Korea summit coverage
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NBC News and MSNBC together will deliver around-the-clock coverage of the historic meeting between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, anchored live from Singapore and NBC News world headquarters in New York, with anchors and correspondents reporting from locations on the ground as well as Seoul and Beijing:
- Coverage of the summit on the NBC broadcast network begins as Trump lands in the region on Sunday, June 10, with Lester Holt, anchor of “NBC Nightly News” reporting live from Singapore. “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” originates live from Singapore Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. Holt will also anchor NBC News’ special reports throughout the summit and will contribute to “Today.”
- NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson, NBC News national correspondent Peter Alexander, and NBC News White House correspondent Kelly O’Donnell will report throughout the summit for “Today,” ‘NBC Nightly News,’ and MSNBC.
- White House reporter Jonathan Allen will be on the ground in Singapore for NBC News Digital, providing breaking news coverage and analysis.
- On MSNBC, coverage starts, June 11 with “Morning Joe” and will remain in rolling 24-hour coverage through Wednesday night with Mitchell and Jackson anchoring split-shows on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
- David Gura will anchor MSNBC’s overnight coverage leading into Tuesday morning with Yasmin Vossoughian and Ayman Mohyeldin anchoring “Morning Joe’s First Look” at 4 a.m. ET.
- Rachel Maddow and Brian Williams, joined by Nicolle Wallace, will lead MSNBC’s primetime coverage on Monday night anchored from MSNBC World Headquarters in New York, with live reports from MSNBC and NBC News correspondents on the ground in Singapore and around the world.
- NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel will cover the global implications of the summit from the ground in Seoul along with NBC News chief global correspondent Bill Neely in Singapore, and NBC News correspondent Janis Mackey Frayer from Beijing.