The Ticker: Jansing, Melvin, Barnes

By Chris Ariens 

  • NBC’s Senior White House correspondent Chris Jansing will host “Meet the Press” this Sunday. Andrea Mitchell filled in last weekend, the first without David Gregory. Chuck Todd takes over as moderator Sept. 7.

  • NBC’s Craig Melvin, who joined NBC three years ago, has been named national correspondent for the “Today” show. Melvin had been anchoring MSNBC weekends as well as reporting for NBC News. This week he’s been covering events in Ferguson, MO.

  • As FBN covers the annual Jackson Hole Economic Conference this week, correspondent Peter Barnes will interview five standing Federal Reserve Bank Presidents. The interviews will take place tomorrow and Friday.