Watch: Lester Holt’s First ‘NBC Nightly News’ Promo Pledges Dependability

If there were any doubts about Lester Holt’s new position as the official anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” this new promotional video puts them to rest.

The 15-second clip features Holt reporting in the field, engaging with interviewees in emotional situations. The footage is accompanied by a somber voiceover: “When news breaks, he’s there at the heart of the story. When lives change, he’s there to listen. When it really matters, you can depend on him.”

The official logo for “NBC Nightly News With  Lester Holt” closes out the brief video. Beginning Monday, the program will be billed as such.

Holt was announced as Brian Williams’ replacement Thursday after filling in for Williams during his suspension.

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