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 BoehnerLobbyists race to cash in on cannabis boom Rising star Ratcliffe faces battle to become Trump's intel chief This little engine delivers results for DC children MORE (R-Ohio); former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryThe Memo: O'Rourke looks to hit reset button #FreeAustinTice trending on anniversary of kidnapping in Syria Warren faces lingering concerns about her ability to beat Trump MORE; Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainThe Hill's Morning Report — Recession fears climb and markets dive — now what? Trump makes rare trip to Clinton state, hoping to win back New Hampshire Graham promises ObamaCare repeal if Trump, Republicans win in 2020 MORE (R-Ariz.); and Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinTrump vows to 'always uphold the Second Amendment' amid ongoing talks on gun laws White House eyes September action plan for gun proposals Trump phoned Democratic senator to talk gun control 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.