According to a report from Page Six, NBC is currently working to secure an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
While NBC sources suggest Kelly is in the running to conduct the interview, NBC has yet to announce a decision.
Megyn Kelly’s debut interview with NBC could well be the “biggest get on the planet,” NBC sources told Page Six.
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NBC’s Lester Holt and Matt Lauer have seniority over Kelly which means either could get the interview, should it materialize.
One source told Page Six, “It is not clear who would do the Putin interview. News chiefs decide based on who would be best for the job. This isn’t Megyn’s interview — yet.”
A source at NBC has confirmed that NBC News chairman Andy Lacks has been conducting meetings in Russia in an attempt to “land an interview with Putin