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Libby Leist Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Today Show, NBC, Salary And Net Worth

Libby Leist Biography

Libby Leist is an American executive producer. She has been the executive producer of TODAY for the 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. hours since January 2018. She is responsible for the first two hours of TODAY program content and leads the broadcast’s management team and program staff.

Libby Leist Age

Libby was born in New Hartford.  She has not yet disclosed her date, month and year of birth.  Her age is unknown.

Libby Leist Family

Libby was born in New Hartford.  Her family still lives in town. She is the daughter of  Connie and Alan Leist,. Libby’s parents are beyond proud o their daughter. She says she regularly comes back to town to visit her family. They tell us she’s been interested in news since she could read. Libby  went to school in the New Hartford Central School District through ninth grade and then went away for school.

Libby Leist Husband |Libby Leist Married

Libby has never disclosed her love life in public or in any social media.  It is not clear if she is single or married.

Libby Leist Today Show | Libby Leist Nbc

Libby has been the executive producer of TODAY for the 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. hours since January 2018. Leist is responsible for the first two hours of TODAY program content and leads the broadcast’s management team and program staff.

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A 17-year veteran of NBC News, Libby has been with TODAY for the past five years as a senior producer overseeing the 7 a.m. hour. Being in that role, she oversaw day-to-day programming and control room production. Libby has also led the show’s political coverage and special events, including TODAY’s historic broadcast from inside the White House, TODAY on Capitol Hill and three presidential candidate town halls: Donald Trump in New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders on the plaza and the Trump family on the plaza. In addition, Libby was also responsible for major show events including TODAY’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the Summer Olympic Games in Rio and the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Libby started her career at NBC News in 2001 as a desk assistant in NBC’s Washington bureau. Over the course of 12 years, Libby became Andrea Mitchell’s State Department producer, a role for which she traveled the world, and then took on several senior producer roles in the bureau, including MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown” and Capitol Hill producer. During that time, Leist produced interviews with President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Libby got an internship working at WKTV with Shell Storier. Shell Storier then said to her, ‘I like the way you work – let me see if I can get you a couple of interviews after your graduate,’” said Alan Leist, Libby’s father. “He got her an interview with his wife’s help, with Tim Russert down in Washington. The story goes like this … Tim said, ‘Well, what’s happening in the news?’ And Libby told him, and he said, ‘Well, that was yesterday.’ She said, ‘Oh, you mean today.’ She gave him the rundown on today and that sealed the job.”

The chairman of NBC tells us that Heist has led the Today Show’s political coverage, including the 2016 broadcast from inside the White House. She’s held various roles with the network, getting her start in Washington, D.C. as a desk assistant.

Libby Leist Salary

Libby’s estimated net worth hasn’t been reveled yet. She has a good amount of salary although her exact amount of salary is still unknown.