‘Today’ Tests Washington as Backdrop in TV’s Weekend Morning-News Battle

‘Today’ Tests Washington as Backdrop in TV’s Weekend Morning-News Battle
As NBC News’ newly minted chief White House correspondents, Kristen Welker and Peter Alexander have the sort of job that rarely ends neatly for the week on Friday at 5 p.m. And yet, every Saturday morning, this duo — Alexander jokingly refers to the team as “joint chiefs” — has even more to do.

Alexander and Welker are taking morning TV to (for the news industry) an exotic frontier, anchoring the Saturday broadcast of NBC’s “Today” from NBC News’ new facility in Washington, D.C. Yes, the sight of the U.S. Capitol looming over their shoulders on screen is no doubt familiar,
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