Bob Dotson is an Emmy Award-winning correspondent for NBC News with more than thirty years of experience in the field of broadcast journalism. He is Special Correspondent for the NBC Today show. He has a rare approach to the news. He works the neglected corners of our cities, from the small towns to the dirt roads, seeking the extraordinary in ordinary lives. His stories have taken him to every state, many times, as well as to Europe and Australia. He reports for NBC News with Tom Brokaw and Today. He is also the writer and host of Bob Dotson's America. During his career, Dotson has received more than 70 awards, including an Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association for "Best Network News Writing in 1999, three national emmys (and seven nominations), the top journalism awards from both DuPont-Columbia and the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, numerous National Headliner Awards and the highest honor in the field of photojournalism," the Sprague Memorial Citation from the National Press Photographers Association. He began his work for NBC News in 1975 as s reporter at WKYC-TV, the NBC television station in Cleveland. Two years later, he opened NBC's first news bureau in Dallas and covered the Sandanista Revolution in Nicaragua. In addition to his Today assignments, he also worked on the NBC news magazine Prime Time Saturday with Tom Snyder.