Stefan Holt serves as co-anchor for NBC 4 New York’s 4 p.m. daily newscast. He also covers breaking news and regularly contributes to 4 Investigates, offering in-depth reports on important local issues and concerns throughout the Tri-State area.
Holt was one of the first U.S. journalists to report live from Havana following the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro. He also co-anchored news coverage from the 2016 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University, as well as the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
An avid aviation enthusiast, Holt is an instrument-rated pilot and frequently reports on transportation topics including railroad and airline safety. He joined NBC 4 from Chicago’s WMAQ/NBC 5, where he co-anchored the station’s weekday morning and midday newscasts for nearly 5 years.
Prior to his arrival in Chicago, Holt served as a weekend anchor and as a reporter for WPBF-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida. He also worked as a correspondent for Palestra.net where he covered the 2008 presidential elections and the 2007 Southern California wildfires.
Holt graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast telecommunications and a B.A. in political science from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He resides with his wife in Manhattan.