Natalie Leticia Morales (born June 6, 1972) is the news anchor for NBC's Today.
Morales was an anchor and correspondent for MSNBC from 2002-2006. She covered a number of major news stories there including the 2004 Presidential election, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the Iraqi prisoner abuse, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, the Northeast Blackout of 2003, the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, and the investigation and trial of Scott Peterson. Additionally, she was named one of Hispanic Magazine’s Top Trendsetters of 2003.
Morales joined the Today show in 2006 as a National Correspondent, and was named co-anchor of the third hour of the show in March 2008. It was announced on May 9, 2011 that Natalie will permanently replace Ann Curry as news anchor for "Today" as Ann Curry has been selected to replace Meredith Vieira as Matt Lauer's co-host. Both replacements occurred in June 2011.