Emmy Award-winning journalist Deborah Norville hosts “Deborah Norville Tonight,” Monday through Friday, 9-10 p.m. (ET) on MSNBC.
Telecasting from 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City and from MSNBC headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, “Deborah Norville Tonight” features interviews with top newsmakers, in-depth coverage of the day’s biggest stories and the issues of the day.
Norville also anchors the syndicated program “Inside Edition,” the top-rated syndicated newsmagazine on television. Norville joined “Inside Edition” from CBS News, where she anchored “America Tonight” and reported for “48 Hours,” “Street Stories” and “CBS Evening News.” Prior to working at CBS, she hosted the nationally syndicated Deborah Norville Radio Show, heard on more than 200 stations via the ABC Radio network.
This is Norville’s second stint at NBC, where she previously served as news anchor and, later, co-host of NBC’s “Today,” positions that followed her tenure as anchor of “NBC News At Sunrise.” Norville began her career while still a college student, as a reporter and later weekend anchor for WAGA-TV in Atlanta. She then joined WMAQ-TV, the NBC-owned station in Chicago, as a reporter and later, main anchor.
Norville is also the author of three books: Back On Track: How To Straighten Out Your Life When It Throws You A Curve (Simon & Schuster, 1997), I Don’t Want To Sleep Tonight (Golden Books, 1999), one of Golden Books’ strongest sellers, and I Can Fly (Golden Books, 2001).
Norville is active in a number of charities. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater New York City Council of Girl Scouts, where she allocated the proceeds from her first children’s book; the Broadcasters Foundation, which provides emergency funding to broadcasters in need; and the Central Park Conservancy’s Women’s Committee. She also serves on the Steering Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Rita Hayworth Gala, raising $1.5 million in a single night the year she chaired their annual event. She served as the 2001 and 2002 National Celebrity Spokesperson for the Mothers March of Dimes
Norville is the recipient of two national Emmys, AWRT’s Gracie Award, a Chicago Emmy, Silver Plaque from the Chicago Film Festival and was named “Best in the Business” (Washington Journalism Review). A First Honor Graduate, Summa Cum Laude of the University of Georgia, Norville was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Blue Key Honor Societies. Norville resides in New York with her husband and three children.