Al Roker

Al Roker

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As a Co-Anchor and Weatherman on NBC’s Today Show, along with Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer, Al Roker has the undivided attention of the nation (over 32 million viewers per week) every weekday morning as America prepares for work.

Spanning a 35-year plus career and a thirteen-time Emmy winner, Al conducts interviews with celebrities and newsmakers around the world and does a wide variety of segments on every imaginable subject. He is also the host of NBC’s annual holiday network specials, such as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center, and The Rose Bowl Parade. Al is also a regular anchor on The Weather Channel and will be part of "The Lift" - a new digital weather platform launching on in October 2015.

Al is also an accomplished television producer. He is CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE), a thriving multimedia company producing quality programming for traditional TV channels as well as OTT and digital platforms. One program in particular, "Coast Guard Alaska" (The Weather Channel) was awarded The Meritorious Public Service Medal from the US Coast Guard in August 2012. ARE produces programming for a diverse clientele including NBC News, MSNBC, Spike TV, Lifetime Television, A&E, The History Channel, E!, Discovery Networks, PBS, TV ONE, Oxygen, The Cartoon Network, The Weather Channel and NBC Television Stations Group. In 2015, ARE established Roker Labs to partner with cutting edge media companies interested in exploring the ever changing way in which people consume content, including live streaming platforms like Meerkat, Periscope, and Facebook Mentions. ARE and Roker Labs also work with ad agencies and PR firms to produce compelling short form traditional media, digital content and amazing branded entertainment and narrative storytelling for brands and non-profits. To learn more, click here:

As part of Al's interest in technology and social media, Al is also the creator of "Al's Weather Rokies," a game app available for iOS and Android.  Download the game here:  iOS | Google Play

As an in-demand speaker, Al regularly speaks on popular forums to promote media technology, including SXSW Interactive, Pivotcon, Cynopsis Digital, Internet Week New York, Stream Con, Playlist Live, Techweek NY, SUNYCON, and many others. 

Al is also a bestselling author with nine acclaimed books to his credit. In addition to his Billy Blessing series of mystery novels including The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders; Al also pens non-fiction. His latest, “The Storm Of The Century” chronicling the great Galveston hurricane of 1900, was released in August 2015. In January 2016, Al will release a book he wrote with his wife, ABC Correspondent Deborah Roberts, titled “Been There Done That: Family Wisdom For Modern Times.” Al's books are available for purchase here:

Al is married to ABC News Correspondent, Deborah Roberts. They live in Manhattan with their 2 children, Leila and Nicky. Al also has a daughter, Courtney, who is a chef.

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