Margaret Larson (born February 24, 1958) (née Pelley) is a 25-year veteran of broadcast journalism. Her most notable position was with NBC News. She worked as a foreign correspondent from 1990 to 1992, and Today Show News Anchor from 1992 to 1993, later returning as a correspondent for Dateline NBC. For her last decade in journalism, she spent time volunteering with international aid organization Mercy Corps and acting as a board member. After a brief stint at KIRO-TV Seattle, she moved to KING-TV in the mid-'90s. She left KING-TV to accept a full-time position as Vice President of Communications for Mercy Corps in 2002  She then left this position to become an independent contractor for international aid organizations in order to broaden her focus to Africa and HIV/AIDS issues. Larson has consulted with Mercy Corps, World Vision, Global Partnerships, and PATH. In March 2010, she returned to KING-TV hosting a one-hour lifestyle show New Day Northwest weekday mornings.
- "Margaret Larson speak for International Speakers Bureau." International Speakers Bureau. 26 Jan 2007 http://www.internationalspeakers.com/speakers/ISBB-6GPRYH/Margaret_Larson/.
|Today Show News Anchor
May 4, 1992-January 1, 1994
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