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Co-Host, 9 AM Hour of Today & MSNBC's Morning Joe

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Willie Geist the co-host of the 9 AM Hour of Today on NBC, as well as the the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC. Geist previously hosted Way Too Early With Willie Geist on MSNBC, which was the lead-in to Morning Joe. Geist also hosts Zeitgeist, a satirical video blog on msnbc.com.

Geist joined MSNBC in 2005 as a senior producer of The Situation with Tucker Carlson. During the show’s development, producers decided Geist’s newsroom banter with Carlson ought to be part of the show. Geist spent the last segment of The Situation (later called Tucker) reporting and offering his unique spin on the day’s news.

Geist came to MSNBC from the world of sports television. He was a producer and writer for the critically-acclaimed sports debate show I, Max, hosted by Max Kellerman on Fox Sports Net. Before that, Geist gave up a promising post-graduate career of liquor delivery to enter journalism as an editor and producer for CNN/Sports Illustrated, a 24-hour sports network based in Atlanta. He later became a field producer and reporter for CNN Sports, where he covered The Super Bowl, The NCAA Final Four, The Masters and The United States Lawnmower Racing circuit.

Geist’s latest book is Loaded!: Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks, or Your Money Back. Co-written with Boyd McDonnell, Loaded! spoofs self-help and financial advice genres, and earned the following testimonial from Donald Trump: "These guys are idiots. I wouldn't trust The Dollar Bills to wash my limousine, let alone give me financial advice. With American minds like these poisoning our society, it's no wonder the Chinese are passing us by."

Geist graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville where he was a contributing editor of The Vanderbilt Hustler, a school newspaper that is not nearly as kinky as it sounds. Geist lives in New York City with his wife and their two children. He is proficient in Microsoft Word.

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American Freak Show: The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures

American Freak Show: The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures

Loaded!: Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks, or Your Money Back

Loaded!: Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks, or Your Money Back

Speaking Topics
  • News You Can't Use: A Skewed Look at Modern America's Life and Times

    Willie Geist has a front-row seat to the news every morning on his show *Way Too Early with Willie Geist* and on *Morning Joe*, a program *The New York Times* called one of the ten best on television. Sitting at the crossroads of D.C. politics and New York media, Willie sits face-to-face with the country's biggest newsmakers, adding his biting satirical take to the national conversation. A rising star and the youngest host in all of network news, Willie was recently compared to a young Dick Cavett by *The Village Voice*. Willie's presentation is at once a hilarious, topical commentary on our culture and a more sober look toward the future of his own business.

  • News You Can’t Use

    Willie Geist spends his mornings sifting through the wreckage of American politics and popular culture. He is best known at the host of Way Too Early and co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC, which have been called “the ultimate wide-open conversation.” Geist gives viewers everything they need to know to start the morning
    • from news and politics to sports and pop culture. While he does get to do some serious news and talk with some very distinguished guests, it’s his sense of humor and unique take on current events that add a lively and fun twist to the day’s headlines. Whether it’s the future of news and where it’s all going, to his popular News You Can’t Use segments, Geist offers a refreshing perspective on the stories people are talking about.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Willie Geist?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Willie Geist for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Willie Geist, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Willie Geist or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Willie Geist?

    Booking fees for Willie Geist, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Willie Geist, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Willie Geist?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Willie Geist for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Willie Geist for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Willie Geist or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Willie Geist or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Willie Geist

Co-Host, 9 AM Hour of Today & MSNBC's Morning Joe

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Willie Geist Biography

Willie Geist the co-host of the 9 AM Hour of Today on NBC, as well as the the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC. Geist previously hosted Way Too Early With Willie Geist on MSNBC, which was the lead-in to Morning Joe. Geist also hosts Zeitgeist, a satirical video blog on msnbc.com.

Geist joined MSNBC in 2005 as a senior producer of The Situation with Tucker Carlson. During the show’s development, producers decided Geist’s newsroom banter with Carlson ought to be part of the show. Geist spent the last segment of The Situation (later called Tucker) reporting and offering his unique spin on the day’s news.

Geist came to MSNBC from the world of sports television. He was a producer and writer for the critically-acclaimed sports debate show I, Max, hosted by Max Kellerman on Fox Sports Net. Before that, Geist gave up a promising post-graduate career of liquor delivery to enter journalism as an editor and producer for CNN/Sports Illustrated, a 24-hour sports network based in Atlanta. He later became a field producer and reporter for CNN Sports, where he covered The Super Bowl, The NCAA Final Four, The Masters and The United States Lawnmower Racing circuit.

Geist’s latest book is Loaded!: Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks, or Your Money Back. Co-written with Boyd McDonnell, Loaded! spoofs self-help and financial advice genres, and earned the following testimonial from Donald Trump: "These guys are idiots. I wouldn't trust The Dollar Bills to wash my limousine, let alone give me financial advice. With American minds like these poisoning our society, it's no wonder the Chinese are passing us by."

Geist graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville where he was a contributing editor of The Vanderbilt Hustler, a school newspaper that is not nearly as kinky as it sounds. Geist lives in New York City with his wife and their two children. He is proficient in Microsoft Word.

Willie Geist Videos

  • 'The First 15' with Willie Geist
  • Web Extra: Watch Bill Simmons’ Full Interview With Willie Geist | TODAY
  • Willie Geist Looks Back At Sunday TODAY In 2016 | TODAY

Willie Geist Books

Willie Geist Speaking Topics

  • News You Can't Use: A Skewed Look at Modern America's Life and Times

    Willie Geist has a front-row seat to the news every morning on his show *Way Too Early with Willie Geist* and on *Morning Joe*, a program *The New York Times* called one of the ten best on television. Sitting at the crossroads of D.C. politics and New York media, Willie sits face-to-face with the country's biggest newsmakers, adding his biting satirical take to the national conversation. A rising star and the youngest host in all of network news, Willie was recently compared to a young Dick Cavett by *The Village Voice*. Willie's presentation is at once a hilarious, topical commentary on our culture and a more sober look toward the future of his own business.

  • News You Can’t Use

    Willie Geist spends his mornings sifting through the wreckage of American politics and popular culture. He is best known at the host of Way Too Early and co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC, which have been called “the ultimate wide-open conversation.” Geist gives viewers everything they need to know to start the morning
    • from news and politics to sports and pop culture. While he does get to do some serious news and talk with some very distinguished guests, it’s his sense of humor and unique take on current events that add a lively and fun twist to the day’s headlines. Whether it’s the future of news and where it’s all going, to his popular News You Can’t Use segments, Geist offers a refreshing perspective on the stories people are talking about.

FAQs on booking Willie Geist

  • How to book Willie Geist?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Willie Geist for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Willie Geist, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Willie Geist or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Willie Geist?

    Booking fees for Willie Geist, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Willie Geist, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Willie Geist?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Willie Geist for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Willie Geist for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Willie Geist or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Willie Geist or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Willie Geist is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Willie Geist for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Willie Geist generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lara Spencer, Robert Rodriguez, Adam Ostrow, David Pogue and Josh Ostrovsky. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Willie Geist for an upcoming event.

Willie Geist Speaker Videos

  • 'The First 15' with Willie Geist
    Web Extra: Watch Bill Simmons’ Full Interview With Willie Geist | TODAY
  • Willie Geist Looks Back At Sunday TODAY In 2016 | TODAY
    HGTV's “Property Brothers” Jonathan and Drew Scott with Willie Geist
  • Willie Geist: "I have a dream that..."
    10 Essentials: Willie Geist - The Today Show Co-Anchor's GQ ...

Willie Geist Speaking Topics

  • News You Can't Use: A Skewed Look at Modern America's Life and Times

    Willie Geist has a front-row seat to the news every morning on his show *Way Too Early with Willie Geist* and on *Morning Joe*, a program *The New York Times* called one of the ten best on television. Sitting at the crossroads of D.C. politics and New York media, Willie sits face-to-face with the country's biggest newsmakers, adding his biting satirical take to the national conversation. A rising star and the youngest host in all of network news, Willie was recently compared to a young Dick Cavett by *The Village Voice*. Willie's presentation is at once a hilarious, topical commentary on our culture and a more sober look toward the future of his own business.

  • News You Can’t Use

    Willie Geist spends his mornings sifting through the wreckage of American politics and popular culture. He is best known at the host of Way Too Early and co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC, which have been called “the ultimate wide-open conversation.” Geist gives viewers everything they need to know to start the morning
    • from news and politics to sports and pop culture. While he does get to do some serious news and talk with some very distinguished guests, it’s his sense of humor and unique take on current events that add a lively and fun twist to the day’s headlines. Whether it’s the future of news and where it’s all going, to his popular News You Can’t Use segments, Geist offers a refreshing perspective on the stories people are talking about.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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