Kristen Welker Wiki – Kristen Welker Biography
Kristen Welker is an American television journalist working for NBC News. She is a White House correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and a co-anchor of Weekend Today, the Saturday edition of Today, alongside Peter Alexander. She also was a moderator in the second presidential debate with Donald Trump and Joe Biden on October 22, 2020.
She has worked at ABC affiliates WLNE-TV from 2003 to 2005 in Providence, Rhode Island, and KRCR-TV in Redding, California. She joined NBC in 2005 at their Philadelphia owned-and-operated station, WCAU, where she was a reporter and weekend anchor. She then joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California. She became an NBC White House correspondent in December 2011.
She regularly represents MSNBC at daily White House press briefings and reports live for various programs on the network. She occasionally fills in on NBC Nightly News and Today. On January 10, 2020, NBC announced that she would become the regular co-anchor of Weekend Today alongside Peter Alexander. She debuted as co-anchor on Weekend Today on January 11, 2020. In September 2020, she was honored with the award for Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television at the Washington Women in Journalism Awards. She is not registered with any political party.
She graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia in 1994 and Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998. At Harvard, she majored in history and graduated with honors. She also interned for Today in 1997.
Kristen Welker Age
She was born on July 1, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Kristen Welker Husband
She is married to her husband, John Hughes who is a marketing executive with Merck. They got married on March 4, 2017, at the Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia.
Kristen Welker Children
She has no children yet.
Kristen Welker Parents
She is the only child of Harvey Welker, an engineer, and Julie Welker a real estate agent. Her father is white and her mother is African-American.
Kristen Welker Nationality
She is of American nationality.
Kristen Welker Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Kristen Welker Instagram
Her Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/kristen.welker/is set to private. She has more than 58k followers and her bio reads, @NBCNews White House Correspondent — Weekend @TODAYshow Co-Anchor — Philly Girl. mariashriver.com/the-best-advice-my-mother-gave-me