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Al Roker
Works at The Today Show
Attends State University of New York at Oswego
Lives in new york, new york
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Co-Anchor - TODAY Show (NBC) , Co-Host - Wake Up With Al (TWC), Owner/CEO - Al Roker Entertainmnet, Inc
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  • The Today Show
    Co-Anchor/Chief Meteorologist, 1996 - present
    Al Roker officially joined Today on January 26, 1996 and is popular for doing his forecasts outside the studio, interviewing audience members and giving some of them camera time. Roker also began doing more interviews and segments on the show as time progressed including co-hosting the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Rose Parade, and The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. On November 12th, 2014, Al Roker attempted to beat the previous unofficial world record of 33 hours held by Norwegian weather broadcaster Eli Kari Gjengedal. On November 14, 2014, 8 AM Eastern Standard Time, Al Roker set the new, official Guinness World Record with a 34-hour uninterrupted live weather report, produced by NBC and wildly covered on social media via #Rokerthon.
  • Al Roker Entertainment, Inc
    Owner, 1994 - 2015
    Al Roker Entertainment is a television production company specializing in highly compelling, entertaining unscripted programming. Al started his company in 1994 producing specials for the Food Network, and has enjoyed success creating programs for NBC, The History Channel, TRU TV, Animal Planet, GAC, The Weather Channel, Discovery, Spike, A&E and many others. Al Roker Entertainment also produces branded entertainment as well as digital and OTT content. For more info, please click here: http://alroker.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlRokerEntertainment Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlRoker_Entmnt (@alroker_entmnt) Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AlRokerEntmnt
  • Wake Up With Al
    Co-host, 2009 - 2015
    Co-host with Stephanie Abrams on The Weather Channel. Airs from 5-7am est Monday-Friday.
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Husband, Father, @TODAYshow on NBC Co-Anchor, & Wake Up With Al Co-Host on The Weather Channel. President & CEO: Al Roker Entertainment Inc
Introduction
Meet Al Roker

As a host and weatherman of 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 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 an accomplished television producer. He is CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc.(ARE); www.alrokerentertainment.com, 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. ARE also works 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 view the sizzle reel from Al Roker Entertainment, please click here:
https://vimeo.com/77531598

As part of Al's interest in technology and social media, he is also the creator of "Al's Weather Rokies," a game app available for iOS and Android.
Download the game here:
iOS: http://bit.ly/1jZBE05
Google Play: http://goo.gl/3WD6wD
He is also very active on Twitter and Vine: @AlRoker

Al is also a bestselling author with eight acclaimed books to his credit. His recent titles include his Billy Blessing series of novels including The Morning Show Murders, published in November 2009 and The Midnight Show Murders, published in November 2010. Al’s next book in the series, The Talk Show Murders was released in December 2011. His latest, Never Going Back: Winning the Weight Loss Battle for Good is another NY Times Bestseller. Al also has penned several cookbooks and personal story collections. His books are available for purchase here: http://amzn.to/1uI7fhg

He 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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13 time Emmy Award Winner
Education
  • State University of New York at Oswego
    Journalism, present
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August 20
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