Brokaw taken to hospital

Posted at 10:07 AM, Sep 06, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-06 10:07:20-04

By CNN Political Unit

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (CNN) – Former NBC news anchor

, 72, was taken to the hospital Thursday morning while in Charlotte, North Carolina covering the Democratic National Convention.

A network spokesperson said Brokaw felt “light-headed” on the set of the program

NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw. (SOURCE: Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy/Wikimedia Commonss)

“Morning Joe.”

“Out of an abundance of caution, he was taken to a hospital. He is being evaluated and is in good spirits,” the spokesperson said in a statement.

A former anchor of NBC’s “Nightly News,” Brokaw now serves as a special correspondent for the network, where he reports and offers analysis for a variety of programs.