Chuck Todd is a television journalist currently moderating NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’. He hosts MTP Daily on MSNBC, and he is also the Political Director for NBC News. Before having these positions, he hosted ‘The Daily Rundown’ on MSNBC. He is the on-air political analyst for ‘NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’, which is currently the most-watched network newscast in the United States.
Chuck Todd has always been into politics. In fact, before becoming a reporter, he frequented political campaigns. He co-hosted the webcast series called ‘Hotline TV’, and he worked part-time at National Journal’s ‘The Hotline’. Chuck Todd has also written best-selling political books like “The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House”, which was published in 2014.
Adam Schefter – $1.2M
Adam Schefter is a television sports analyst. He received journalism degrees from the University of Michigan and Northwestern University. He wrote for several newspapers and sports articles before accepting a reporting career with NFL Network. In 2009, he began his current career at ESPN.
Schefter has received many honors for his efforts, including being named The Cynopsis Sports Media Personality of the Year because of his connection with sports fans. Also, in 2015, he won an honorable mention for Sports Illustrated Now's 2015 Media Person of the Year. In 2017, Schefter has become an NBA Insider for ESPN, along with already being a successful NFL Insider.
Gretchen Carlson – $1M
In 2005, Gretchen Carlson began her career with Fox News. She was on the morning show called “Fox & Friends” which she co-hosted with Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. She departed from this program in 2013, launching her new program called “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson.” When her contract with Fox ended, she filed a lawsuit against Fox News Chairman, Roger Ailes, for sexual assault. This caused many other women from the network to come out against Ailes as well.
Before embarking on her career in television broadcasting, she graduated with honors from Stanford University. In 2017, Gretchen Carlson was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.
Jake Tapper – $1M
Jake is the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN. He hosts the weekday television news show called 'The Lead with Jake Tapper', which won three National Headliner Awards for its reporting in 2013. He also hosts CNN’s political news show, called 'State of the Union with Jake Tapper'. But, Jake Tapper is not only a reporter. He also has experience being an author and a cartoonist.
Jake Tapper has won many awards for his work as a television reporter. In 2017, he won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Also in 2017, Tapper received the John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Kate Snow – $200k
Kate Snow is best known for being an American television journalist for NBC News. But, many people don't know that she is actually the Senior National Correspondent for all NBC platforms, including MSNBC, Dateline, NBC Nightly News, and TODAY. She is responsible for anchoring the Sunday editions of NBC Nightly News, and she substitutes for other weekday episodes as well.
Before dedicating her broadcast career to NBC, she was a co-anchor for 'Good Morning America' on the weekends. She had this position from 2004 to 2010. She also had her own program on NBC, called “MSNBC Live with Kate Snow.”