Now we know Elizabeth Wilner‘s replacement: “Chuck Todd has been named NBC News Political Director, effective March 12, 2007.”
Based in D.C., Todd will also serve as an on-air political analyst for NBC and MSNBC.
Todd is the EIC of The Hotline. “As for my Hotline and National Journal associates, this is a bittersweet moment for me but thanks to our partnership, I won’t be straying too far,” he says.
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Steve Capus says Todd “is one of the most experienced political journalists in this country, and NBC has been the beneficiary of that on an informal basis through the years with his appearances on our programs. Today’s announcement formalizes and expands his role with NBC News, underscoring the strength of our partnership with National Journal…”