Hoda Kotb Officially Named Co-Anchor of 'Today' With Savannah Guthrie

Entertainment - Inside Edition Staff

NBC News has announced who will fill the 'Today' anchor chair after Matt Lauer's shocking exit and it's a face most will find familiar. Hoda Kotb, 53, will join Savannah Guthrie at the anchor desk during the first two hours of the morning news program, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack announced. Kotb has been with NBC News since the late 1990s and has been a frequent substitute in the 'Today' anchor chair over the years. InsideEdition.com's Leigh Scheps (http://twitter.com/LeighTVReporter) has more.