Natalie Morales is saying goodbye.
After greater than 20 years at NBC, the longtime Today West Coast correspondent marked her final day at the community on Friday, Nov. 19. Earlier than signing off, Morales regarded again at her time with the brand new group in a letter learn to Right this moment viewers.
“From the minute I stepped in entrance of the digicam and into your dwelling rooms, I knew it was an honor to be a part of your morning custom, probably the most sacred time,” Morales mentioned. “With you, I’ve had a front-row seat to moments that captured our hearts, moments I’ll endlessly cherish as I witnessed historical past.”
Morales beforehand announced on Oct. 15 that she was leaving the community after 22 years for a “new journey.” She was a Right this moment correspondent for 15 years.
Morales recalled touring throughout the nation with a few of America’s leaders and masking the “most unimaginable tales,” together with the rescue of 33 Chilean miners who had been trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. She additionally remembered reporting on each Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s royal weddings in 2011 and 2018, respectively and “the primary royal start in a long time” with the arrival of Prince George in 2013.