2018 is off to a great start for Hoda Kotb!

Today, Kotb made her official debut as co-anchor of NBC’s Today Show. Kotb will permanently join Savannah Guthrie at the desk for the morning news program and will continue to co-host the fourth hour alongside Kathie Lee Gifford.

Take a look at what the NBC family had to say about the exciting news!

Hoda joined the NBC News family in 1998 when she became a correspondent for Dateline. She began co-hosting the fourth hour of Today in 2008.

Kotb is replacing Matt Lauer after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Congratulations Hoda Kotb, 2018 looks to be a remarkable year ahead!

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