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Hoda Kotb is an American television news anchor and TV host known as the co-host of NBC’s Today Show’s fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford. An Egyptian American, she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2010 as part of the Today Show team. Kotb is also a correspondent for Dateline NBC.
Hoda graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism.
Her first professional job was as a CBS news assistant in Egypt, where her parents are from. After a year in Cairo, Kotb returned to the states and worked as a local news anchor and general assignment reporter for stations in Mississippi, Illinois, Florida and Louisiana.
She is the writer of two books. Her books are Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee, Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed their Lives. Her first book was New York Times Bestselling Book.
Part of The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, chapter at Cayuga Community College