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OccupationTelevision journalist
EthnicityWhite/Australian
ReligionChristian
Place of birthAustralia

Savannah Guthrie is an American journalist and attorney. She works for NBC News. Since June 2012 she has been co-anchor of The Today Show.

EARLY YEARS 

Savannah Guthrie was born on December 27, 1971, in Melbourne, Australia. Her birth name is Savannah Clark Guthrie. She was named after her great-grandmother. Her father was stationed for work in Melbourne, Australia. She then returned to the United States with her family and two years later moved to Tucson, Arizona. She attended Amphitheatre High School located in Tucson and graduated from there. She attended the University of Arizona and received her undergraduate degree in journalism and in 1993 graduated Cum laude. She was also the member of the Arizona Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi.

CAREER

Guthrie started her career in broadcasting by working at ABC affiliate KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri. She there worked for two years and then returned to Tucson. In 1995 she worked with NBC affiliate KVOA. She then took a job at WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. While working there she covered major stories which include September 11, 2001, attack on The Pentagon and the 2001 anthrax attacks. She worked several years as a broadcast journalist. She received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University law Center. In 2002, Guthrie graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is also the member of Order of the Coif. She was honored for her work with victims of domestic violence, with the International Academy of Trial Lawyers’ Student Advocacy award. She also became a national trial correspondent for CourtTV in 2004. She has also covered the Michael Jackson trial, the Martha Stewart case and the abduction and murder trial of Carlie Brucia.

In September 2007, she became a correspondent for NBC News. She also has covered Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice-presidential race from San Antonio, Washington, Fairbanks, Sioux City, Pittsburgh, and Iowa. She was named White House correspondent for NBC News on December 18. She also has contributed to all NBC News properties. She also became substitute anchor on NBC Nightly News. On May 9, 2011, it was confirmed that she would become co-host of the 9 a.m. hour alongside Al Roker and Natalie Morales as she substituted for both Ann Curry and Meredith Vieira on Today. On June 8, 2012, Guthrie departed The Daily Rundown for Today. On May 25, 2011, she made her first appearance in this role as she became NBC News’s Chief Legal Analyst. It was announced on June 29, 2012, that, she will replace Curry and become the co-anchor Today. On July 9, 2012, she appeared as co-anchor alongside Matt Lauer.

Savannah Guthrie

PERSONAL LIFE

Savannah Guthrie met BBC News presenter Mark Orchard while she was covering the trial of Michael Jackson. Orchard divorced her journalist wife Anne Kornblut. In December 2005 she got married to Orchard. In 2009 they got divorced. She began her relationship with Michael Feldman. In May 2013 the got engaged. On march 15 2014 they got married in Tucson. The couple is blessed with a daughter named vale Guthrie Feldman.

As of 2016, Savannah Guthrie's net worth is estimated to be $2 million dollars. She is active on various social networking sites , one can follow/like her to know her day-to-day updates

Updated On Thu Aug 06 2015 Published On Sat Aug 08 2015 By rajan

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