Chuck Todd is NBC News' chief political analyst and host of "Meet The Press"
In 2009, Todd co-authored with Sheldon Gawiser the definitive election result analysis book for the 2008 presidential campaign, titled, "How Barack Obama Won," published by Vintage.
Before joining NBC News, Todd was the Editor-in-Chief of National Journalâ€™s â€œThe Hotline,â€ Washingtonâ€™s premier daily briefing on American Politics. In his 15 years working at â€œThe Hotlineâ€ or one of its affiliates, Todd became one of Washingtonâ€™s foremost experts on political campaigns of all levels. He served as Editor-in-Chief for six years. He also serves as a contributing editor to â€œThe Atlantic Monthlyâ€ where he pens political essays.
Todd frequently contributes op-ed essays for various publications, including "The New York Times" and the "Washington Post." In addition to Todd's extensive media presence, he's served as an adjunct professor, teaching a graduate-level political communications course at the Johns Hopkins University.
In January of 2012, GQ named Todd "The Most Powerful Journalist in Washington," part of the magazine's "50 Most Powerful People in Washington" list. In May of 2012, Todd won the "Jeopardy!" Power Players match.
Todd is a native of Miami and currently resides in Arlington, Va., with his wife, Kristian, and two children.