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| University of Missouri, Columbia University|Ron Mott Wikipedia
Ron Mott is an American television news correspondent. He currently works for NBC News, and is a regular contributor to Today, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, CNBC, and NBC Mobile.
Ron Mott was born in Kansas City, Kansas. He earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1994, and a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, in 2001.
Mott began his career as a news reporter and anchor for KSHB in Kansas City, Missouri, and for WVNY in Burlington, Vermont. He won a national Emmy for coverage of President Barack Obama's 2008 election, reporting from Africa. He's also received numerous Emmy nominations, including for his coverage of Hurricane Katrina. He has been an NBC News correspondent since May 2005, and is based in Chicago. He's also worked for the Kansas City Star/Times, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Kansas City Chiefs and for Jack Nicklaus-owned Executive Sports International.