Kate Snow

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Kate Snow
Snow at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Born (1969-06-10) June 10, 1969 (age 54)
Alma materCornell University (BS)
Georgetown University (MSFS)
Occupation(s)Journalist, News Anchor
Employer(s)NBCUniversal, Comcast
TelevisionGood Morning America
Dateline NBC
Rock Center with Brian Williams
NBC Nightly News
NBC News Daily
Board member ofBig Brothers/Big Sisters of America
SpouseChris Bro
AwardsNews & Documentary Emmy Awards for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form[1]

Kate Snow (born June 10, 1969) is an American television journalist for NBC News, serving as Senior National Correspondent to various NBC platforms, including Today, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and MSNBC. Snow also anchors the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News, and frequently substitutes for the weekday and Saturday broadcast.[2] Snow also previously hosted MSNBC Live.

Before joining NBC News in 2010, she was a co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC from 2004 to 2010. Snow had also appeared on its weekday edition and World News as a fill-in anchor and correspondent. She was also a correspondent for the now-canceled NBC newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian Williams.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Snow was born June 10, 1969, in Bangor, Maine, and moved with her family to Burnt Hills, New York, when she was six months old.[4][5] She is a 1987 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School.[5] She graduated from Cornell University, and holds a master's in foreign service from Georgetown University.[6]


Snow joined ABC in 2003 as Good Morning America's White House reporter before she was tapped to co-host the morning show's weekend edition. She had previously worked at NPR and NBC Radio, and also worked as a reporter at KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from 1995 to 1998 and at CNN from 1998 to 2003.[6]

During the 2008 presidential race, Snow was ABC News' correspondent covering Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and Sarah Palin's campaign for vice president.[6]

Snow joined NBC News in 2010 as correspondent for Dateline NBC and a contributor to other NBC programming.[6] In September 2015, Snow began anchoring the Sunday broadcast of NBC Nightly News.[7] That same month, Snow began hosting a two-hour block on MSNBC Live.[8] One year later, she won a News & Documentary Emmy Awards for her interview of numerous women including Andrea Constand who had accused Bill Cosby of committing sexual assault, which had aired on Dateline NBC.[1] In April 2017, she left her anchoring duties at MSNBC to become a Senior National Correspondent at NBC News, covering various stories for NBC Nightly News, Today and Dateline NBC.[9]

In October 2019, Snow began hosting a true-crime television series titled Relentless, which airs on Oxygen.[10] In September 2022, Snow began co-anchoring a two-hour block of NBC News Daily, alongside Aaron Gilchrist. The first hour of the program assumed the timeslot held by Days of Our Lives (which was moved to the streaming service Peacock) and will simulcast on NBC News Now and Peacock.[11]

Career timeline[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Snow is married to radio presenter Chris Bro. They have two children.[12] Snow spoke on-air about her husband's difficult struggle with COVID-19 during the early months of the COVID pandemic in 2020.

On June 11, 2018, she shared the story of her father-in-law's suicide and the impact it had on her.[13]

Snow is a member of the Department of Communication's advisory council at Cornell University and is on the national board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America.[6]

In February 2023, Snow launched a digital EP cover album entitled 'Kate Snow'.[14]


  1. ^ a b "National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Announces Winners at the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards". National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. September 21, 2016. Archived from the original on November 12, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Steenland, Maggie (September 17, 2015). "Kate Snow Named Anchor of Sunday 'NBC Nightly News'" (Press release). NBC. Archived from the original on July 8, 2019. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 10, 2013). "'Rock Center with Brian Williams' Canceled by NBC After Two Seasons". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 7, 2013. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Snow, Kate [@tvkatesnow] (November 2, 2014). "Yep. True fact. I was born in Bangor, Maine. [...]" (Tweet). Archived from the original on October 5, 2015. Retrieved October 5, 2015 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ a b "Kate Snow loves following politics | The Daily Gazette". dailygazette.com. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 2021-05-24.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Snow departs ABC for NBC". Adweek. March 12, 2010. Archived from the original on October 2, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  7. ^ Steinberg, Brian (September 17, 2015). "Kate Snow Will Anchor NBC's 'Nightly News' on Sundays". Variety. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  8. ^ Steele, Emma (September 18, 2015). "MSNBC Retools to Sharpen Its Focus on Hard News". The New York Times.
  9. ^ Katz, A.J. (April 21, 2017). "Kate Snow is Leaving MSNBC; Will Expand Duties at NBC News". Adweek.
  10. ^ Malone, Michael (September 11, 2019). "'Relentless with Kate Snow' Starts on Oxygen Oct. 4". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  11. ^ Katz, A.J. (August 3, 2022). "NBC to Launch Daytime National News Program in Former Days of Our Lives Timeslot". Adweek. Retrieved September 7, 2022.
  12. ^ "Kate Snow". Forbes. Retrieved April 2, 2017.
  13. ^ Snow, Kate (11 June 2018). "'Gaping hole in our hearts': Kate Snow shares suicide's impact on her family". Today. NBC Universal. Retrieved 7 July 2023.
  14. ^ Kate Snow EP Album announcement - Twitter

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