Chuck Todd is the Chief White House Correspondent and Political Director of NBC News, and a contributing editor to Meet the Press. He also serves as NBC News' on-air political analyst for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today, Meet the Press, and such MSNBC programs as Morning Joe, and Hardball with Chris Matthews. Before joining NBC News, Todd was editor-in-chief of National Journal's: The Hotline, Washington's premier daily briefing on America politics. He has also written Op-Ed pieces for The New York Times and the Washington Post and for the Atlantic Monthly, where he is a contributing editor. He is the co-author of How Barack Obama Won: A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election (Vintage, 2009). He teaches a graduate political communications course at Johns Hopkins University.