Peter Alexander Biography
This is what you need to know about Peter Marvin Alexander, an American journalist who currently works for NBC News as a White House correspondent since December 2012. In October 2018, Alexander was named co-anchor of Today on its Saturday editions.
His reports appear across all platforms of NBC News, including NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, MSNBC, Today, Meet the Press, and NBCNews.com. Alexander is a Saturday co-anchor for Today alongside Kristen Welker and Dylan Dreyer, but he also continues as an NBC News national correspondent based in Washington, D.C. and a White House correspondent.
Peter Alexander Age
Peter Marvin Alexander was born on July 29, 1976, in Oakland, California, U.S. He is 43 years old as of 2019.
Peter Alexander Height
- Not known.
Peter Alexander Wife
Alexander is married to his wife Alison Starling, an anchor at WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.’s ABC affiliate) since April 21, 2012. The two are parents of their two children and live in the suburbs of Washington D.C.
Peter Alexander Salary
Alexander is believed to be receiving an annual salary of $70,516. This is according to the annual salary of a news anchor at NBC.
Peter Alexander Net Worth
Peter has an approximated net worth of $100K -$1 million U.S dollars.
Peter Alexander Family
Alexander is a son of Terry (née Pink) and David Alexander, an attorney, who are divorced. He has two younger twin siblings (born February 4, 1979): Kevin Alexander and psychotherapist Rebecca Alexander.
Peter Alexander Education
Alexander went to Northwestern University’s Medill where he graduated with a bachelor in Journalism.
Peter Alexander Career
Alexander arrived at NBC News in 2004, and has covered many international stories— from Iraq’s historic election in 2005 to the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, and the tsunami in Indonesia.
He has also filed reports from Afghanistan, the Galápagos Islands, Gaza Strip, Israel, Laos, and Mexico. His work also includes environmental reporting from the Northwest Passage in the Arctic.
Alexander has covered numerous breaking news events, like the live coverage of the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the Virginia Tech shooting. He reported on the international controversy surrounding WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange in 2010. In addition to his news responsibilities, he has also served as an NBC Sports host and covered both the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Peter Alexander White House correspondent
Alexander served as a White House correspondent from 2012 to March 2014. He covered the Presidency of Barack Obama, traveling all across the world with the president.
Alexander is now working is an NBC News national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.. He still frequently reports from the White House and anchors on MSNBC.
Peter Alexander Weekend Today
Previously, he has been filling in on the show for Craig Melvin, who recently left his role as co-host of the Saturday morning version of Today to join the weekday edition and continue his hosting duties on MSNBC Live With Craig Melvin. Alexander will continue his roles of a national correspondent and a White House correspondent.