NBC News said Chris Jansing would leave her current post at MSNBC and return to NBC News full-time as the news unit’s senior White House correspondent. Peter Alexander, the current White House correspondent, has been named national correspondent for NBC News.
Both Jansing and Alexander will work as part of a unit that also comprises Chuck Todd, the NBC News Political Director and Chief White House Correspondent and Kristen Welker, who will continue to report for “NBC Nightly News” and “Today.”
MSNBC will name a replacement for Jansing, who currently hosts “Jansing and Co.” on its daytime schedule at 10 a.m., in coming weeks.
“In addition to enhancing our coverage, we hope that this new structure will also allow Chuck Todd to dedicate more of his time to the signature razor-sharp analysis and expertise that our audiences can’t get enough of,” said Deborah Turness, president of NBC News, in a…
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