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Craig Melvin        

National NBC News Anchor

Craig Delano Melvin is an American journalist and news anchor, working for NBC News and MSNBC as an anchor and NBC News correspondent. He currently anchors MSNBC Live on Saturdays and Sundays, and is a fill-in host for Lester Holt on Weekend Today. He currently is the interim co-anchor on Weekend Today while Lester Holt is the interim anchor of NBC Nightly News.

In 2012, Melvin anchored MSNBC's coverage for the Republican and Democratic National conventions, as well as Election Night coverage for TVOne in partnership with NBC News. Melvin often anchors topical matters of public interest. He covered Asiana Airlines 214 crash in July 2013,[5] the George Zimmerman trial, the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012, and the West Fertilizer Company plant explosion in 2013.

Melvin is from Columbia, South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Wofford College.He married ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter Lindsay Czarniak on October 15, 2011. They currently reside in Connecticut and have a son born in 2014.

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