- CHUCK TODD TO DO MOST THINGS FOR NBC NEWS: Whoa hey it's press release day at your Wonkette! "NBC News announced today that Chuck Todd has been named Chief White House correspondent," NBC News announced in a press release. He will remain NBC News Political Director and will also become a regular contributor to Meet The Press, with David Gregory, who used to be Chief White House correspondent. Chuck Todd, everyone! [Sigh]. We would pay millions of dollars just to watch Chuck Todd describe Lake County, Indiana precinct returns at midnight one more time.