Bachelor in International Studies, American University, Washington, 1992.
Summer reporter Station KGUN-television, Tucson. News correspondent Station KCRA-television, Sacramento. Anchor Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, 1998, News Chat, Crosstalk NBC, Newsfront, 1998—2000.
Chief White House correspondent NBC News, Washington, since 2001. Radio host Gregory Live, 2007. Host Meet the Press, since 2008.
Substitute moderator, political commentator Meet the Press with Tim Russert, Hardball with Chris Matthews. Subordinate co-anchor Weekend Today, since 2003. Subordinate anchor The Today Show, since 2005, NBC Weekend Nightly News, since 2005.
Political commentator The Chris Matthews Show.
Member dean's advisory council American University.
Married Beth Ann Wilkinson, June 10, 2000. 3 children.