Peter Alexander NBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

Peter Alexander Bio | Wiki

Peter Alexander (Full name: Peter Marvin Alexander) is an American journalist currently working for NBC News as the chief White House correspondent. He joined the TV network in 2004 and was appointed as the White House correspondent in December 2012.

In addition, Peter 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, he worked at KCPQ-TV in Seattle, Washington as the lead reporter and a substitute evening anchor.

Peter Alexander Age

He was born on July 29, 1976, in Oakland, California, United States. Peter is 46 years old and celebrates his birthday on July 29 every year.

Peter Alexander Height

He is a man of tall stature. Peter stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx 1.88 m).

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Peter Alexander  Parents

He was born to his parents, Terry and David Alexander who was an Attorney. Peter was born to a Jewish family in Oakland, California, USA. However, his parents later divorced.

Peter Alexander Silings

He has two younger siblings named Kevin Alexander who was born on February 4, 1979, and Rebecca Alexander, a psychotherapist, and author living in New York City, who has Usher syndrome type 111. This condition has resulted in her being deafblind. In addition, Peter 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 Education

Alexander attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.v

Peter Alexander NBC

He works for NBC News as the chief White House correspondent. Peter joined the TV network in 2004 and began his current role in December 2012. Also, he 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. Peter is co-anchor for ‘Today’ together with Kristen Welker and Dylan Dreyer and also continues as one of NBC’s national correspondents based in Washington, D.C as well as a White House Correspondent.

Before Peter 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 POLITICO’s “10 Breakout Reporters of 2012”, through his reporting. Since Peter’s arrival at NBC News, he has covered numerous international stories from Iraq’s historic election in 2005 to the death of Osama 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. Moreover, Peter has covered several breaking news events including anchoring live coverage of the Virginia Tech Shooting and the “Miracle on the Hudson”. In addition, he has also worked as an NC Sports host, covering the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games as well as the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Before joining NBC News, Peter worked at KCPQ-TV in Seattle, Washington serving as the lead reporter and a substitute evening anchor. Prior to working at KCPQ-TV, he worked in Spokane, Wash at KHQ-TV, and WKYT-TV in Lexington, Ky.

Some of Peter’s colleagues at NBC include:

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 Show

Besides his role as the chief White House correspondent for NBC, Peter also serves as a co-anchor for today. He was appointed as co-anchor of Today in October 2018, on its Saturday editions. He co-anchors along with Kristen Welker and Dylan Dreyer.

Peter Alexander Trump

President Donald Trump cruelly attacked the NBC  chief White House Correspondent, Peter after he asked him whether he was giving “false hopes” to Americans by advertising unproven coronavirus drugs. With regards to the end of the exchange, Peter produced the latest pandemic data, showing that thousands of Americans had been infected and a million scared.

When the NBC chief White House correspondent asked Trump what he had to say to the American citizens who were scared due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he responded that he would say he was a terrible reporter. Trump continued and told Peter 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 earns quite a generous amount from his work as the chief White House correspondent for NBC. Peter’s average salary is $1.5 million annually.

Peter Alexander Net Worth

He has been working as a journalist for quite some time and currently holds a prestigious position at NBC. Peter is entitled to an estimated net worth of $14 million.

Who Is Peter Alexander

He is an American journalist currently serving as the chief White House Correspondent for NBC. Peter joined the station’s news team in 2004 and was later promoted to his current role in December 2012.

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