John Hughes Biography
John Hughes is a marketing director at Merck and the husband of American journalist Kristen Welker who serves as NBC News White House correspondent and co-anchor of “Weekend Today”, she is set to moderate presidential debate on Thursday between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
John Hughes Age
His age is unknown.
John Hughes Merck
John serves as a marketing director at Merck in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since February 2015. He has been with the company since 2006.
John Hughes Kristen Walker
Hughes is the husband of Kristen Welker, the couple got married in 2017. the couple met in October 204 after they were set up on a date by mutual friends.
Kristen almost missed their second date due to breaking news and the need to prepare for an impending international trip. Hughes traveled from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, to take Welker out to dinner. Welker arrived late, but Hughes simply handed her an envelope with a presidential trivia crossword puzzle that he put together while he was waiting for her.
Kristen told The New York Times that that was the moment he got her.
“That’s the moment he got me. As a White House correspondent, it was so touching, and it marked him different than anyone else I ever dated.”
Who is Kristen Welker
Kristen Welker is an American journalist serving as NBC News White House correspondent and co-anchor of “Weekend Today.” She began her career in journalism as an intern at ‘TODAY’. She joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent and in December 2011 she began covering the White House. In January 2020 she became a “Weekend Today” co-host alongside Peter Alexander.
She was selected to moderate the third presidential debate on October 22, 2020 between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. This makes her the second Black woman to moderate a presidential debate solo. The first was ABC News journalist Carole Simpson during the 1992 election.
She has a previously experience in debate moderation as in November 2019 he co-moderated a Democratic primary presidential debate alongside MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, NBC News journalist Andrea Mitchell, and Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker.