NBC's Kelly O'Donnell tears up over video celebrating 25 years at network

NBC News White House correspondent Kelly O’Donnell teared up on the air while reporting from the South Lawn after a video celebrating her 25 years at the network was played on Thursday. 
 
"Take a look at your monitor, because there are a lot of people here who want to say congratulations," MSNBC anchor Hallie Jackson told O'Donnell before playing the congratulatory video.
 
The video included well-wishes from former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLott says lobbying firm cut ties to prevent him from taking clients Lobbying firm cuts ties to Trent Lott amid national anti-racism protests Bush, Romney won't support Trump reelection: NYT MORE (R-Ohio); former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Sanders-Biden climate task force calls for carbon-free power by 2035 | Park Police did not record radio transmissions during June 1 sweep of White House protesters | Court upholds protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears Biden-Sanders 'unity task force' rolls out platform recommendations Sanders-Biden climate task force calls for carbon-free power by 2035 MORE; Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCain Senate outlook slides for GOP Juan Williams: Time for boldness from Biden Democrats lead in three battleground Senate races: poll MORE (R-Ariz.); and Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinKoch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads George Floyd and the upcoming Texas Democratic Senate runoff Energy companies cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline MORE (D-W.Va.), along with her NBC and MSNBC colleagues.
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"Wow. I am so blown away," an emotional O'Donnell said after the video was played. "I was sent here under false pretenses. I prepared a statement, and they're cutting the grass. If you notice that I'm a little teary, it's just the grass." 
 
"I am definitely grateful and look forward to more," she said before later adding, "I am a puddle."
 
O'Donnell, a Northwestern graduate, began her broadcast journalism career at WJW-TV in Cleveland before joining NBC in 1994.
 
She was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame in 2011 and has won multiple Emmys for her work at NBC News.