TODAY show news anchor Natalie Morales visits SiriusXM Studios on April 21, 2016 in New York City.
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May 6, 2016 1:52 AM EDT

Natalie Morales is set to join Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live as a co-host while continuing to work on NBC’s Today show as West coast correspondent, according The Hollywood Reporter.

The news was announced in a staff memo by Today show senior vice president Noah Oppenheim, THR says.

Morales, who joined Today in 2006 as a news anchor for the morning show, will replace Access Hollywood co-host Billy Bush — believed to be joining the Today show this summer. She will also continue to appear on the primetime broadcast Dateline, according to NBC executives.


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