Kristen Welker

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Kristen Welker
Born Kristen Welker
1976 (age 37–38)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education Harvard University
Occupation Journalist/Correspondent

Kristen Welker is an American television journalist working for NBC News. She serves as a White House Correspondent based in Washington.[1]


Early life[edit]

Welker is the daughter of Harvey and Julie Welker.[2] Her father is White and her mother Black.[2][3] She graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia in 1994.[4] She is a graduate of Harvard University.[5]


Welker has worked at the ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island and KRCR-TV in Redding/Chico, California and joined NBC in 2005 at affiliate WCAU where she was a reporter and weekend anchor, then joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California and became White House Correspondent in December 2011. Welker has traveled around the world with President Obama, Vice President Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama.


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