NBC News’ star intern on sprinting to deliver Manafort news: ‘I was trying not to fall!’


No cameras or cell phones were allowed in the Virginia courtroom Tuesday when the Paul Manafort verdict was handed down, so that breaking news had to be delivered to the media the old-fashioned way: by foot! A photo of NBC News intern Cassie Semyon in stride caught the internet’s attention, turning her into a viral sensation. From Washington, D.C., Semyon joins TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones in the Orange Room to share the story, saying, “I thought I was just going to have a cool Instagram photo!”