Natalie Morales is the newest addition to NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams.
TheTodayshownews anchor joins an already impressive roster of correspondents for the weekly newsmagazine debuting on Halloween, including Harry Smith, Kate Snow, Ted Koppel, Meredith Vieira, Richard Engel, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Matt Lauer and Ann Curry. Williams will serve as anchor and managing editor of the prime-time show.
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"A familiar face at NBC News, Natalie brings a breadth of experience to Rock Center with Brian Williams
," NBC News President Steve Capus says. "Not only has she been in the trenches with her award-winning reporting, she brings curiosity and compassion to the stories that she tells, and we're thrilled to have her on board with this new broadcast."Morales will continue her duties as news anchor and co-host of the Today Show
's third hour, where she has been since March 2006.
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The new series, which takes the place of the recently canceled The Playboy Club
, will feature in-depth stories, coverage of topical events and interviews with newsmakers.Check out a preview: Rock Center with Brian Williams
premieres Monday, Oct. 31 at 10/9c on NBC.