Andy Lack Biography
Andy Lack is a businessman, television executive, and film executive from the United States. He served as the former head of NBC News and MSNBC from 2015 to 2020. Lack, who was born in New York City, attended the Browning School in New York. Following that, he attended The Gunnery, a Connecticut boarding school. After passing his exams, Andy enrolled at the University of Paris, Sorbonne, and Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1968.
Andy Lack Age
Andy Lack was born in New York City, New York, the United States of America on May 16, 1947. He is 76 years old.
Andy Lack Height
Andy has a moderate height.
Andy Lack Family
Andy hasnt mentioned details on his parents and siblings, however, a review on this is ongoing, and will soon update this part.
Andy Lack Wife
Andy’s current wife is Betsy Kenny Lack. He has, however, married twice. Pamela Ann Blafer was his first wife, and Betsy Kenny Lack was his second. Andy’s current wife is Betsy, the head of Snapchat’s worldwide brand strategy. The duo has two kids.
Andy Lack Children
Lack and his wife, Betsy Kenny, have two boys, Sam Lack and Andrew Lack Jr. He has a daughter named Joanna Lack.
Andy Lack Net Worth
Lack’s estimated net worth is $8 Million.
Andy Lack Career
He went on to appear in several television advertisements and off-Broadway productions after graduating. He later joined CBS News as a TV Commercials producer in 1976. He then worked on 60 Minutes before moving on to produce CBS Reports between 1978 and 1985.
He worked as a correspondent for The American-Israel Connection in 1982. Later, in the early 1980s, he collaborated with Bill Moyers as the producer of Our Times With Bill Moyers (1983) and Crossroads (1984).
He got a position at CBS News in 1976 as a producer for Who is Who, a personality-driven television show. This resulted in a long-term position as the producer for 60 Minutes. To name a few, he created “Inside Afghanistan” and “Kissinger and the Oil Embargo” in this capacity.
He later rose to the rank of executive producer for CBS Reports, a job he held for seven years. He was quickly followed by another post as executive producer of West 57th, a long-format news program starring Meredith Vieira.
He was appointed president of NBC News in 1993 to restore the news division’s credibility. This came after Dateline NBC simulated an explosion during a truck safety report.
In just three years, he guided NBC Nightly News with host Tom Brokaw to the number-one-rated nightly news show. He also increased the frequency of Dateline from once a week to numerous nights per week.
Today was also relocated to a new $15 million street-side studio, Studio 1A. He replaced Bryant Gumbel with Matt Lauer on the show. Today was the highest-rated morning news show during Lauer’s tenure.
Furthermore, MSNBC was founded under Lack’s leadership. Andy left the news division in 2001 to become NBC’s president and chief operations officer.
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