Charles David "Chuck" Todd (born April 8, 1972) is an American journalist who is the 12th moderator of Meet the Press. He also serves as the Political Director for NBC News. Prior to taking the helm of Meet the Press, Todd was Chief White House correspondent for the network and host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC. He became political director in March 2007. He also serves as NBC News' on-air political analyst for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and Today.