Lester Holt to speak at Tufts annual forum on journalism

April 9, 2017 GMT

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — NBC news anchor Lester Holt will speak at Tufts University this week at the 12th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues In Journalism.

The forum is scheduled for noon Wednesday at the Aidekman Arts Center at Tufts. It is open to members of the Tufts community and the media.

Holt is the anchor of “NBC Nightly News” and “Dateline NBC.”

The forum began in 2006 with former “Nightline” host Ted Koppel serving as the keynote speaker and moderator. Other speakers at the forum have included Dan Rather, George Stephanopoulos and Arianna Huffington.