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Kristen Welker            

Host of NBC's "Meet the Press"

Kristen Welker is the 13th moderator of "Meet the Press," the hourlong NBC Sunday morning public affairs program.

Previously, Welker was co-anchor of “Weekend TODAY” and NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, where her political reporting appeared across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms.

Welker began covering the White House for NBC News during the Obama administration. Subsequently, she covered Trump's presidency and the 2020 presidential race, and the network’s coverage of the Biden administration. Welker moderated the final 2020 presidential debate between Trump and Biden and earlier, covered Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Welker won a National Emmy Award for her role in NBC News’ coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. She previously worked at NBC’s WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, WLNE-TV in Providence, RI, and KRCR-TV in Redding, CA.

Welker graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in American history.

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