Kristen Welker

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1, 1976
Philadelphia, PA
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1, 1976 (age 44)
Philadelphia, PA


American journalist who is known for her work in television including with the NBC News program. She serves as a White House correspondent and is also known for her work as a contributing guest for MSNBC. 

Before Fame

She attended Harvard College where she graduated with honors earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998 in the field of History. She started her work with several ABC affiliates including WLNE-TV and KRCR-TV. She joined the NBC News team in 2010 and became a White House correspondent in 2010. 


She is also known for sharing her updated news stories through Twitter where she has over 420,000 engaged followers. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and married John Hughes in 2017. 

Associated With

She is known for having filled in for permanent anchor Lester Holt on several occasions for the NBC Nightly News program.