This page only shows primary logo variants.
For other related logos and images, see:
1994–1996 1996 (prototype) 1996–2000 2000–2006 2006–2009
1994–1996 1996 (prototype) 1996–2000 2000–2006 2006–2009
2009–2015 2015–2021 2021–2023 2023–present
2009–2015 2015–2021 2021–2023 2023–present

America's Talking[]


America's Talking 1994
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Futura Extra Bold
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Medium
Launched:  July 4, 1994


1996 (prototype)[]

MSNBC (Prototype)
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Franklin Gothic (MSN)
NBC Futura (BC)
Launched:  Unknown

MSNBC was founded in 1996 by Tom Rogers. The prototype logo consisted of the NBC peacock above the text with a combination of the 1995 MSN logo (with the red "n" appearing in a slightly larger point size) and the 1986 NBC wordmark. This logo was used only in promotions for the network's launch.



MSNBC 1996
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Univers Next Pro 940 Extended Extra Black (modified)
Launched:  July 15, 1996


MSNBC 2000

In 2000, the "N" bridging both sections of the "MSNBC" name representing its original corporate co-parents was changed from red to black.


MSNBC 2006

The logo was changed to horizontal form in 2006, making the logo closer in resemblance to that of CNBC.


MSNBC 2009
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Gotham Bold
Launched:  June 27, 2009

This logo, with the letters in lowercase form, first appeared on MSNBC.com in April 2007, and was launched on screen on June 27, 2009, as the station started broadcasting in high-definition.


MSNBC 2015
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Gotham Bold
Launched:  August 18, 2015

The letters returned to uppercase form on August 18, 2015, while retaining the same typeface as the previous logo.


MSNBC 2021
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Founders Grotesk Bold (modified)
Launched:  March 29, 2021

On March 29, 2021, MSNBC debuted an updated logo, adopting a nameplate typeface similar to that of the logo used since 2018 on its digital platforms.


MSNBC 2023
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  NBC Tinker Pro (custom-designed)
Launched:  December 2, 2023

On December 2, 2023, MSNBC updated its logo, adopting the redesigned peacock and typeface introduced by corporate parent NBC in November 2022 and rolled out across the network's properties, including NBC News, throughout 2023.

External links[]

MSNBC Canada (in Canada)