By Elisa Sanchez, EnStarz | Jun 28, 2012 04:24 PM EDT
Savannah Guthrie, who co-hosts the 9 a.m. hour of NBC's "Today" show, has not yet accepted an offer to replace Ann Curry on the show, according to several reports.
Curry announced Thursday that she will no longer be co-host of the “Today” show.
"Savannah Guthrie has been formally offered a promotion to the main broadcast," a source told The Hollywood Reporter Tuesday. As of Thursday, it was not known if she accepted it, according to THR and The New York Times, quoting people with knowledge of the negotiations.
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Guthrie joined "Today" as co-host of the 9 a.m. hour in June 2011 and is also the show's chief legal analyst.
She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 1993 and received the top score on the Arizona Bar Exam in 2002. That year she received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude. She was a member of Order of the Coif and received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers' Student Advocacy Award for her work with victims of domestic violence.
Prior to joining the "Today" show she worked as NBC News White House Correspondent from December 2008 to June 2011. She also worked as co-host of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" from January 20120 to June 2011, according to her biography on the show's website.
Guthrie joined NBC News in 2007. She traveled with Sarah Palin's campaign during the 2008 presidential elections. Guthrie and a team won an Emmy in 2009 for their coverage on election night.
Prior to 2007, she was the legal affairs correspondent based in Washington, D.C. for Court TV from 2006 to 2007. Guthrie covered Congress, the Supreme Court, and high-profile court proceedings, including the Zacarias Moussaoui trial, the Lewis “Scooter” Libby case, and the Samuel Alito confirmation hearings.
From 2004-2006, Guthrie was a national trial correspondent for Court TV. She reported on trials and court proceedings, including the Michael Jackson child molestation case, the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal and trial involving Father Paul Shanley, and the sentencing of Martha Stewart.
Guthrie joined Court TV from the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where she practiced law with an emphasis in white-collar litigation from 2002-2003.
From 2000-2002, Guthrie was a freelance reporter at WRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C., where she covered the September 11 attacks on the Pentagon and the 2001 anthrax mailings.
Guthrie was also an anchor and reporter for KVOA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Tucson, Ariz., from 1995-1999, specializing in legal affairs and politics. From 1993-1995, Guthrie was an anchor and reporter for KMIZ-TV, the ABC affiliate in Columbia, Mo., where she anchored and produced weekend newscasts.
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