Announcing the Seventh of Our 2014 Matrix Award Presenters
Moderator, "Meet the Press," NBC News
Presenting to Eileen Naughton
David Gregory is the moderator of "Meet the Press," America's longest-running television program. Since taking the helm in December 2008, the program has maintained its tradition as must-see television for politics and public policy, setting the agenda and asking the tough questions of elected officials and candidates on such issues as the economy, budget, foreign and political campaigns.
In addition, David has ushered in a new digital era for "Meet the Press," expanding its reach via the program's blog, Press Pass, its #TweetThePress interview series, its Flipboard magazine, and through social networking sites -- David is among the most followed news figures on Twitter.
Since joining NBC News in 1995, David has served as a correspondent based in Chicago and Los Angeles. He first came to Washington in 1998 to cover the Clinton impeachment story for MSNBC and went on to serve as NBC's Chief White House Correspondent for eight years during the Presidency of George W. Bush.
He is a contributor to other NBC News and MSNBC programs such as "Today," "Nightly News" and "Morning Joe" and frequently moderates political and foreign policy discussions for nonpartisan groups like the Brookings Institution.
David has long been recognized as a tough questioner of politicians. In naming him one of Washington's 50 best and most influential journalists during his coverage of the White House, Washingtonian magazine labeled David the "firebrand in the front row."
David began his journalism career at age 18, at KGUN TV in Tucson, Arizona. He studied at American University where he earned a bachelor's degree in International Studies.
His is married to the noted trial attorney Beth Wilkinson. They have three children and live in Washington, DC.
The 2014 Matrix Awards will be Monday, April 28, 2014.
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