Philadelphia Reporter Makes Move to NBC Network

By Andrew Gauthier 

Philadelphia Daily News

Congratulations to NBC 10 anchor/reporter Kristen Welker, who has signed a multiyear deal with NBC News to be a network correspondent on the West Coast.

Starting Aug. 30, Welker will report for “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” and MSNBC. In June, the Germantown Friends and Harvard graduate went to Los Angeles to report for the network. She’ll continue to be based in Burbank.


“I was just told that the network needed extra coverage over the summer and asked if I wanted to help out,” Welker told us yesterday, when we asked if she knew that her L.A. assignment was a network audition. More…