Peter Alexander Bio, Wiki
Peter Alexander (Full name: Peter Marvin Alexander) is an American journalist currently working for NBC News as the White House correspondent. He joined the TV network in 2004 and was appointed as the White House correspondent in December 2012.
Alexander was named the co-anchor of ‘Today’ in October 2018, on its Saturday editions. His reports pop up all over NBC News Programs including “NBC Nightly News”, “Meet the Press”, Today, “Dateline NBC”, “NBCNews.com”, and MSNBC. Prior to joining NBC News, Alexander worked at KCPQ-TV in Seattle, Wash as the lead reporter and a substitute evening anchor. He was born in Oakland, California to a Jewish family. Alexander attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Peter Alexander Age
He was born on July 29, 1976, in Oakland, California, United States. Alexander is 44 years old in 2020 and celebrates his birthday on July 29 every year.
Peter Alexander Height
Drawing from her photos, Alexander is tall in stature. His estimated height is 6 feet 2 inches (Approx 1.9 m).
Peter Alexander Parents
He was born to his parents, Terry and David Alexander who was an Attorney. Alexander was born to a Jewish family in Oakland, California, USA. However, his parents later divorced.
Peter Alexander Silings
Alexander has two younger siblings named Kevin Alexander who was born on February 4, 1979, and Rebecca Alexander, a psychotherapist living in New York City, who has Usher syndrome type 111. He also has a half-sister who is his father’s daughter.
Peter Alexander Wife
He is married to his beloved wife, Alison Starling who is an Anchor at WJLA-TV, an ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C. The couple tied the knot on April 21, 2012. The two are proud parents of two beautiful daughters. The family resides in the suburbs of Washington D.C.
Peter Alexander NBC
Alexander works for NBC News as the White House correspondent. He joined the TV network in 2004 and was appointed as the White House correspondent in December 2012. Alexander was named the co-anchor of “Today’ in October 2018, on its Saturday editions. His reports pop up all over NBC News Programs including “NBC Nightly News”, “Meet the Press”, Today, “Dateline NBC”, “NBCNews.com”, and MSNBC. Alexander is a Saturday co-anchor for ‘Today’ besides Kristen Welker and Dylan Dreyer and also continues as one of NBC’s national correspondent based in Washington, D.C as well as a White House Correspondent.
He has worked for NBC News as the White House correspondent from September 2012 to March 2014. Before Alexander joined the NBC News White House Team, he guided the network’s on-the-ground coverage of the Republican Presidential race in 2012, reporting through Election Day from the trail on GOP nominee Mitt Romney. He was recognized as one of the POLITICO’s “10 Breakout Reporters of 2012”, through his reporting.
Since Alexander’s arrival at NBC News, he has covered numerous international stories from Iraq’s historic election in 2005 to the death of Osama in Laden in Pakistan, and also the tsunami in Indonesia. In addition, he has also filed reports from the Gaza Strip, Afghanistan, the Galapagos Islands, Laos, and Mexico.
Alexander’s roles also include environmental reporting from the Northwest Passage in the Arctic, as well as reporting about the extremely personal story of his sister Rebecca a psychotherapist who was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, type 111 which is a rare genetic disorder that is taking away her hearing as well as her vision.
He has covered several breaking news events including anchoring live coverage of the Virginia Tech Shooting and the “Miracle on the Hudson”. Alexander reported on the international controversy that surrounds WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange in 2010. In addition, he has also worked as an NC Sports host, covering the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games as well as the 2010 Winter Olympics.
He interviewed President George W. Bush, former Vice President Al Gore, and Sen. John McCain during the 2000 presidential campaign and election. Prior to working at KCPQ-TV, Alexander worked in Spokane, Wash at KHQ-TV and WKYT-TV in Lexington, Ky.
Some of Alexander’s colleagues at NBC are:
Lauryn Ricketts – Meteorology
Sam Brock – Reporter and Correspondent
Carol Lee – National Political Reporter
Morgan Chesky – National Correspondent (Texas)
Kye Martin – Traffic Reporter (Chicago)
Ali Vitali – White House Reporter
Peter Alexander Awards
- Alexander has been honored with several awards including the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Radio-Television News Directors Association, the Associated Press, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Peter Alexander Trump
President Donald Trump cruelly attacked the NBC White House Corespondent, Alexander after he asked him whether he was giving “false hopes” to American by advertising unproven coronavirus drugs. With regards to the end of the exchange, Alexander produced the latest pandemic data, showing that thousands of Americans had now been infected and a million scared.
When the NBC White House correspondent asked Trump what he had to say to the American citizens who were scared due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, he said that he would say that he was a terrible reporter. Trump continued and told the NBC reporter that he had asked a “nasty question”. He continued to say that coming together was much harder when there are dishonest journalists.
Peter Alexander Salary
He is mostly known for his reporting as the White House correspondent for NBC as well as his professionalism towards his career. Alexander’s estimated salary is $70,516 per year.
Peter Alexander Net Worth | How much is Peter Alexander Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time now, Alexander has no doubt accumulated a good fortune. His estimated net worth is $3 Million.
What is Peter Alexander Salary
His estimated salary is $70,516 per year.