Watch Lester Holt’s grandson recognize him on TV
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“NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt shared a video of his grandson, Samuel, recognizing him on TV for the first time.
Stefan and Morgan have a 3-year-old name Henry.
In the clip, Samuel is shown seeing his grandfather on TV and being able to verbally recognizing him — calling him “grandude,” which is the term his family apparently uses to refer to the elder Holt.
Lester spent 14 years in Chicago anchoring at WBBM, the CBS owned station in the market, before moving to MSNBC in 2000, which triggered a move to the New York metro area.
Stefan was born in Chicago and joined NBC owned WMAQ in 2011, where he eventually became the station’s morning anchor.
Stefan left Chicago from 2016 to 2020 to work for NBC’s flagship WNBC in New York City, where he would sometimes appear on air with his father when the station tossed to Lester for a preview of “Nightly.”
Stefan returned to Chicago and WMAQ in 2020 to anchor the 4 and 10 p.m. newscasts, a move that likely positions him well to take over as main weekday co-anchor when Rob Stafford retires.