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Norah O'Donnell, American news correspondent. Named one of Top 100 Irish Americans, Irish American Magazine, 2000, Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women, Washingtonian Magazine; recipient Sigma Delta Chi award for Breaking News Coverage, Society Professional Journalists, 2001.


O'Donnell, Norah was born on January 23, 1974 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


Bachelor in Philosophy, Georgetown University. Master of Arts in International Affairs, Georgetown University.


Staff writer covering Congress Roll Call newspaper. Contributor, news analyst Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, 1997—1999, chief Washington correspondent, since 2005, anchor Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company Live. Correspondent NBC News, since 1999, White House correspondent, 2003—2005, contributing correspondent 'Today'.

Contributor numerous broadcasts NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Dateline NBC. Regular subordinate host Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Chris Matthews Show, The Situation with Tucker Carlson. Co-host New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade, W National Broadcasting Company, since 2007.


Married Geoff Tracy, June 2001. Children: Grace, Henry, Riley Norah.

Geoff Tracy

Grace O'Donnell

Henry O'Donnell

Riley Norah O'Donnell