Willie Geist joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2013. He is co-anchor of MSNBC's Morning Joe, anchor of Sunday Today with Willie Geist and a correspondent for NBC News and NBC Sports, including hosting and contributing to NBC's Olympic coverage.
Geist is the author or co-author of two humor books that have appeared on The New York Times bestseller list: Good Talk, Dad — written in 2014 with his father Bill Geist — and American Freak Show: The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures, released in 2010.
Mr. Geist is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. He lives in New York with his wife and their two children.