CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Matt Lauer has been co-anchor of the TODAY Show since January 6, 1997. He joined TODAY in January 1994 as the show’s news anchor.
From September 1992 to September 1996, Lauer was at WNBC in New York City where he served as a co-anchor of the early morning newscast “Today in New York” and as a co-anchor of the early evening newscast “News Channel 4/Live at Five.”
For what has become one of TODAY’s trademark series, Lauer has broadcast live from remote locations around the world for the "Where in the World is Matt Lauer" trip. His trips have taken him to 49 different locations, logging nearly 300,000 miles.
This morning on Larry's Look, Matt joined Larry on the TODAY Show set to talk about his 17 years on the show and what that experience has meant to him.
Matt also talked about the major changes he's seen in news coverage, and the importance of social media.