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Baby Boom At News Outlets

Babies, babies everywhere! While seemingly every TV news outlet was covering the future monarch born this week, there is even more royal baby news popping out.

NBC News correspondent Peter Alexander and wife WJLA anchor Alison Starling welcomed a new baby girl yesterday. Alexander announced the news the way all births should be handled from now on, with a placard, on Twitter:

Meanwhile, on “New Day” this morning GOP political consultant and CNN contributor Margaret Hoover revealed, alongside her husband and fellow CNN contributor John Avlon, that they are expecting a child.

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Alexander, Starling Expecting

NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander and WJLA anchor Alison Starling are expecting their first child in July. Starling and Alexander were married in April. The couple met while they were both reporters in Seattle, he at KCPQ (FOX) and she at KIRO (CBS). We’re thinking of giving them one of those cute celebrity couple names like Aliter or Peterson or Starxander. Thoughts?

(Photo: Greg Gibson Photography)

Peter Alexander Named White House Correspondent for NBC

NBC News is adding to its on-air staff at the White House.

Peter Alexander, who had covered the Romney campaign, has been named White House Correspondent, joining Chuck Todd and Kristen Welker on the beat. Todd continues as NBC News Political Director and Chief White House Correspondent, as well as anchor of MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown.”

Alexander joined NBC News in 2004. Before NBC, Alexander worked at KCPQ-TV in Seattle,  KHQ-TV in Spokane and WKYT-TV in Lexington, KY.

Alexander is married to Alison Starling an anchor at WJLA-TV in Washington, DC.

TVNewsers Starling and Alexander Tie the Knot

“Today” show correspondent Peter Alexander and WJLA main anchor Alison Starling are just about a week into their new life as husband and wife. Alexander and Starling married last Saturday on the roof of the Newseum in Washington, DC.

The couple met while they were both reporters in Seattle, he at KCPQ (FOX) and she at KIRO (CBS).

They remained friends after leaving the city, started dating and got engaged in Paris last August. AllDAY reports the DC couple is delaying the honeymoon until after the election.

(Photo: Greg Gibson Photography)

City of Light the Setting for Alexander, Starling Engagement

On Monday, we told you about the engagement of NBC News correspondent Lee Cowan and NBC News associate producer Molly Palmer. Well this morning, more engagement news. NBC News New York-based correspondent Peter Alexander got engaged in Paris Saturday night to Alison Starling, the 5 & 11pm co-anchor (alongside former CNN anchor Leon Harris) at WJLA in Washington, DC.

We’re told Alexander proposed on the lawn beneath the Eiffel Tower and took this photo immediately after. The couple first met in Seattle years ago when Alexander was a reporter for KCPQ-TV (FOX) and Starling was a reporter and anchor at KIRO-TV (CBS).