Al Roker Announces Exciting Career News Outside of Today Show

July 3, 2023

I Love Al Roker sign at the Today Show Plaza

TODAY host Al Roker has revealed he earned a major career accomplishment over the weekend.

The 68-year-old meteorologist announced that a documentary from his entertainment company won a big award at the Essence Film Festival.

On Monday, the TV personality shared a photo of a glass trophy for the honor his company Al Roker Entertainment’s documentary, Gaining Ground: The Fight for Black Land, took home. 

Al excitedly captioned the Instagram post: “We won!”

According to the film’s website, the documentary “examines the causes, effects, and solutions” to the issue of “Black ownership of farmland [dwindling] to alarmingly low numbers.”

The project won the 2023 Jury Prize for a Feature Documentary at the Essence Film Festival in New Orleans. 

Read the whole article at The Sun.