Who is Chuck Todd?
Chuck Todd is an American television journalist. He is the 12th and current moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press. He also works as an on-air political commentator for NBC News’ NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Today.
Chuck Todd is a Native of Miami, Florida
Todd is 51 years old as of 2023. He was born on April 8, 1972, in Miami, Florida, USA.
Chuck Todd Parents
Todd’s parents are Lois Cheri and Stephen Randolph Todd. He is Jewish on his mother’s side and was raised Jewish.
Chuck Todd Doesn’t Have a Degree
Todd completed his high school studies at Miami Killian Senior High School in Kendall, a Miami suburb without its own municipal authority. From 1990 to 1994, he studied at George Washington University.
Even though Todd declared a minor in music and a political science major, he never received a degree. He started working temporarily at National Journal’s The Hotline while still in college not long after helping out with Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-Iowa) 1992 presidential campaign.
Chuck Todd is a Married Man
Todd and his wife Kristian Denny Todd have two children namely Harrison and Margaret Todd. Although his wife is Christian, they are raising their two children Jewish.
Chuck Todd illness
Todd is not sick and he has been carrying out his duties as required. He has not missed any of his broadcasts and he continues to work diligently.
Chuck Todd NBC News
On December 18, 2008, NBC confirmed that Todd was going to replace Gregory as NBC News Chief White House Correspondent. He would also start working on the news beat alongside Savannah Guthrie.
During that time, he was also working as a Political Director and was also designated a Contributing Editor on Meet the Press.
Todd was the subject of an August 2008 Los Angeles Times article that compared his growth to the expansion of cable news networks in coverage of US politics.
NBC announced on August 14th, 2014 that Todd would start hosting Meet the Press on September 7, 2014. He stepped down from his roles as the anchor of The Daily Rundown and chief White House correspondent while continuing in his position as NBC News political director.
MTP Daily, which aired weekdays at 17:00 ET, marked Todd’s return to the network, according to an announcement made by MSNBC on July 23, 2015. MTP Daily was an extension of Meet the Press. Todd continued hosting the NBC news program Meet the Press.
What Does Chuck Do For a Living?
Chuck’s wife is a communications specialist and the co-founder of Maverick Strategies and Mail, a company that offers direct mail and consultancy services to Democratic candidates and liberal causes.
Where is Chuck Todd Going After Leaving Meet the Press?
Todd revealed on Sunday, June 4, 2023, at the end of the episode of Meet the Press that he would be quitting his role as the moderator of the program later in the year and handing that role to Kristen Welker, as he had hoped.
He said that his thirty years in the news industry made him unavailable to his family and that he was pleased with the timing of his departure, saying it was exactly the way he had intended.
He intends to stay with NBC in a new position as chief political commentator, where he will be a key factor in regard to coverage of important events and in the field. He’ll concentrate on long-form journalism as well.
How Tall is Chuck Todd?
Chuck stands at an average height of 5 feet 2 inches.