Lester Holt to Moderate First Democratic Debate of 2016

NBC News-YouTube broadcast takes place at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina

Last Updated: December 16, 2015 @ 10:40 AM

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt will moderate the first Democratic debate of 2016, the network announced on Wednesday.

The NBC News-YouTube Democratic Candidates Debate will be hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute on Sunday, Jan. 17 at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina.

Holt will be joined by “other NBC News political reporters and analysts,” according to NBC.

The event will air live from 9-11 p.m. ET, and will stream live across all NBC News digital platforms, NBC-owned station and affiliate websites, and the NBC News YouTube channel.

The next Democratic debate will be held this Saturday in New Hampshire and will air on ABC News.