Peter Alexander Biography
Peter Alexander is an American correspondent, host, and anchor working for NBC News. He joined the station in 2004 and anchors NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, MSNBC, and NBCNews.com.
Peter Alexander Education
After graduating from high school and earning his Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism to pursue his career course. After finishing his studies there, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. In 2021, he was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement.
Peter Alexander Career
Alexander is a correspondent, host, and anchor at NBC News. In December 2012, he covered the White House and the President of the United States, and from there he obtained the title of NBC News White House correspondent. He was named co-anchor of Today for Saturday episodes in October 2018. Alexander shares duties alongside Kristen Welker as co-anchor of Weekend Today, the Saturday edition of Today, and as the network’s co-chief White House correspondent.
Prior to joining the NBC News team, he worked for KCPQ-TV in Tacoma, Washington. While there, he served as an anchor and reporter for three years three months. He also worked at KHQ-TV NBC affiliate in Spokane, Washington, United States. During his working time there, he served as a anchor and reporter for two years six months from October 1998 to March 2001. Before working there, he served at WKYT-TV CBS affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky as a reporter.
During his tenure at NBC News, he has covered many international stories including the tsunami in Indonesia and Iraq’s historic election in 2005 to the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. He has also done environmental reporting such as the Northwest Passage in the Arctic. In addition to that, he filed reports from Mexico, Lagos, Israel, Gaza Strip, the Galápagos Islands, and Afghanistan.
Throughout his career, he has covered numerous breaking news events including anchoring live coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting and “Miracle on the Hudson.” In addition to that, he reported on the international controversy surrounding WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange in 2010. Furthermore, he worked as a host of NBC Sports and covered both the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Peter Alexander Age
Alexander is 56 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 29, 1976, in Oakland, California, United States. Alexander celebrates his birthday on the 29 July every year
Peter Alexander Height
Alexander stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches.
Peter Alexander Family
Alexander was born and raised in Oakland, California, United States. He is the son of Terry (née Pink) and David Alexander who is an attorney. His parents are divorced. Alexander was brought up along with his younger twin siblings Kevin Alexander and Rebecca Alexander. Kevin is 43 years old as of 2022 and was born on February 4, 1979. Rebecca on the other side is a psychotherapist who has Usher syndrome type III. By his father, Alexander has a half-sister, Lauren
Peter Alexander Wife
Alexander is married to his better half Alison Starling. Alison is an anchor working for WJLA-TV ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C. The two tied the knot on April 21, 2012. Alexander and Alison are blessed with two children. The family resides in the suburbs of Washington D.C.
Peter Alexander Net Worth
Alexander has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent, host, and anchor.
Peter Alexander Salary
Alexander earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
He was nominated for the Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story – Long Form News & Documentary Emmy Award for his participation in the NBC News Special Report: The Death of Pope John Paul II (2005) news documentary.
Peter Alexander NBC News
Alexander works at NBC News where he works alongside other famous NBC News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Chuck Todd
- Hoda Kotb
- Al Roker
- Carson Daly
- Lester Holt
- Seth Meyers
- Lilly Singh
- Somara Theodore
- Jose Diaz-Balart
- Kate Snow
- Andrea Mitchell
- Garrett Haake
- Kelly O’Donnell
- Mike Memoli
- Marianna Sotomayor
- Geoff Bennett
- Josh Lederman
- Morgan Radford