Chuck Todd to Leave NBC’s “Meet the Press”

From a Washington Post story by Jeremy Barr headlined “Chuck Todd to leave NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’; Welker will become host”:

Chuck Todd, who has served as moderator of NBC’s Sunday morning talk show “Meet the Press” since 2014, will pass the baton to colleague Kristen Welker in September.

Todd, who will become NBC’s chief political analyst, made the announcement on Sunday morning’s edition of the show. “When I took over ‘Meet the Press,’ it was a Sunday show that had a lot of people questioning whether it still could have a place in the modern media space,” he said. “Well, I think we’ve answered that question and then some.”