Al Roker

Biography

In 1987, Al Roker, a twenty-five year television veteran, joined NBC's Weekend Today Show. Four years later, he became Willard Scott's primary fill-in on Today. In January, 1996, Al Roker became the Monday through Friday Weathercaster and Feature Reporter for NBC's Today Show. Roker's unique blend of humor, charm, and wit are perfectly suited for his daily forays outside Studio 1-A and The Today Show's Window on the World. It's here that Al Roker shines, talking to people from all across the country and around the world who come to see and be seen on America's number one morning program.

Besides his weathercasting duties, this 6-time Emmy Award winner performs other chores, such as cooking segments, celebrity interviews, and features for Today. Some of Al Roker's broadcasting duties include hosting the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Rose Bowl Parade, and The Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center.

Mr. Roker's extensive broadcasting credits have included stints as host of his own CNBC talk show, aptly titled Al Roker, MSNBC's quiz show Remember This?, and a number of PBS specials.

Speaking Topics

Al Roker's most popular lecture topic is Let Your Smile Be Your Umbrella, in which he talks about motivating people to a positive attitude. Other lecture topics are Weight Loss - Al's Personal Battle of the Bulge, Behind the Scenes of Network Television, and Raising a Family Today.

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