It is the first time Burnett has anchored the weekday edition of Today, although she has co-anchored on the weekend and filled in as newsreader in the past.
In her new contract announced last July, NBC duties were added, reported at the time to be “fill-in co-anchor on ‘Weekend Today.’”
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