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Jenna Wolfe Named ‘Today’ Show Lifestyle and Fitness Correspondent

She’s also now an NBC News Correspondent

Jenna Wolfe role is stepping up into a bigger role at NBC.

The weekend “Today” Show anchor has been named the first-ever Lifestyle and Fitness Correspondent for the “Today” Show, and will cover a variety of topics from healthy living and wellness to strength and body improvement, according to NBC. She will also now serve as a National Correspondent for NBC News.

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“This new role is tailor-made for Jenna,” NBC News President Deborah Turness said in a statement.  “Anyone who has seen her health and fitness segments on TODAY, as well as her reporting across all of our platforms, knows what a brilliant expert she is and how passionate she is about the topic.”

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The 40-year-old Wolfe has worked her way up from local news in New York City — including time at the MSG Network — and now will be seen frequently on the NBC Nightly News in addition to “Today.”