Chuck Todd Biography|Wiki
Chuck Todd is an American television journalist currently serving as the 12th and the sitting moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press. In addition, he hosts MTP Daily on MSNBC while still serving as the Political Director for NBC News.
Prior to his current role in Meet the Press, Chuck was Chief White House Correspondent for NBC and also the host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC. Moreover, he fills as NBC News’ on-air political analyst for NBC Nightly News alongside Lester Holt and Today.
Chuck Todd Age|Birthday
Todd was born on April 8, 1972, in Miami, Florida, the United States of America. He is 48 years old as of April 2020. His birth name is Charles David Todd.
Chuck Todd Education
Charles attended Miami Killian Senior High School in Kendall. After his graduation, he joined George Washington University starting 1990. On completing University, Todd declared a major in political science and a minor in music although he never graduated.
Chuck Todd Wife|Married
Todd is happily married to his wife, Kristian Denny Todd. The duo lives together in Arlington, Virginia. Denny is a communications professional and co-founder of Maverick Strategies and Mail. This is an establishment that provides direct mail and consulting services for Democratic candidates and progressive causes. The two are blessed with two children.
Chuck Todd Net Worth|Salary
Todd is estimated at a net worth of $2 million as of 2020. This is attributed to his successful career as an American news anchor and political moderator.
In addition, he pockets an estimated annual salary of more than $1 million.
Chuck Todd Early Career
While still in college, Todd worked for the 1992 presidential campaigns, supporting Senator Tom Harkin. Later on, he started working on a part-time basis at National Journal’s The Hotline. Even before getting into political analysis, he gained an on-hand experience in politics when he was involved in campaigns in Florida and other national campaigns in Washington, D.C.
Between 1992 and March 12, 2007, Chuck worked for Nationa Journal’s The Hotline, sitting as the editor-in-chief for six years. As part of his role, he also co-hosted the webcast series Hotline TV alongside John Mercurio. He further became a frequent guest on political discussion shows such as Hardball with Chris Matthews and Inside Politics with Judy Woodruff.
Chuck Todd NBC News|MSNBC
In March 2007, Todd joined NBC from The Hotline. He then filled as the NBC News political director at the moment. In this role, Chuck held on-air political analysis on political discussion shows. These included the Morning Joe, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Meet the Press, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and The Rachel Maddow Show.
After Tim Russert’s death in June 2008, Todd was a perfect fit to replace him as the show host of NBC’s Meet the Press. However, David Gregory was appointed to fill in for the job. This also led to a few rearrangements in the network.
On December 18, 2008, NBC announced that Chuck would be succeeding Gregory as NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, co-hosting with Savannah Guthrie on the news beat.
Furthermore, Todd retained his title as NBC News Political Director and was also made the Contributing Editor to Meet the Press. On January 11, 2010, Chuck started co-hosting The Daily Rundown on MSNBC alongside Savannah Guthrie. This is a show that aired every weekday morning from 09:00 to 10:00 ET.
In August 2014, Todd was said to take over as the host of Meet the Press starting September 7, 2014. For his to assume the new role, he upheld his role as NBC News political director while dropping the others.
On July 23, 2015, MSNBC announced that Chuck would get back to the network hosting a daily political show, MTP Daily. This show was airing on weekdays at exactly 17:00 ET.
On June 26 and 27, 2019, Todd alongside Jose Diaz-Balart, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, and Rachel Maddow moderated the first pair of the 2020 Democratic Party presidential debates.