Kasie Hunt Bio, Wiki
Kasie Hunt is an American journalist who serves as an NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent, tasked with covering Congress across all NBC News and MSNBC. On weekday mornings from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET, she anchors MSNBC’s “Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt.” She previously hosted “Kasie DC” on Sundays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Kasie Hunt Age
Hunt was born on May 24, 1985, in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA. She is 36 years old as of 2021.
Kasie Hunt Height
She boasts of a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.73m).
Kasie Hunt Family
She was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA to Krista a yoga teacher, and Bruce Hunt, a real estate design and construction manager working for Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia. Carly, Kasie’s younger sister, is a former golfer who was a member of the Georgetown University Hoyas and the University of Maryland Terrapins athletic teams.
Kasie Hunt Husband
Hunt is happily married to the love of her life Matt Rivera since May 2017. The two met while working at ‘NBC News’ in Washington, in 2012 and soon began dating. They got engaged on August 13, 2016.
Matt is a producer, reporter, and adjunct professor at the New York University School of Journalism (NYU). He is the senior digital producer for NBC’s morning public affairs show, “Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.” He joined NBC News in September 2010 as the head of the production for numerous “Original Video” news series and quickly rose through the ranks to become a senior producer. The two have a son named Mars Hunt Rivera born in September 2019.
Kasie Hunt MSNBC
Hunt joined NBC News in January 2013 as a behind closed doors correspondent and maker covering Congress and governmental issues. She began showing up routinely on MSNBC as a political journalist and in November 2014 turned into a political reporter.
As an NBC News Capitol Hill journalist she covers Congress across all NBC News and MSNBC stages including “Evening News with Lester Holt,” “TODAY,” and NBCNews.com. She additionally has MSNBC’s “Kasie DC” at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays.
While functioning as a political reporter for MSNBC she covered the 2016 political decision and gave an account of a few up-and-comers, including Donald Trump, previous Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and previous State Sec. Hillary Clinton.
Before joining NBC News, she was a wellbeing strategy columnist for National Journal’s CongressDaily, expounding on the entry of the Affordable Care Act. She composed for Politico, covering the 2010 midterm races. She began functioning as a public political journalist for the Associated Press in August 2011 and covered Mitt Romney’s 2012 official mission.
Kasie Hunt ‘Kasie DC’
In October 2017, Kasie started hosting Kasie DC on MSNBC. On September 23, 2020, the show’s final episode aired. The show covered news and politics, giving viewers a head start on the coming week’s headlines.
Kasie Hunt Way Too Early
Since September 2020, Hunt has hosted ‘Way Too Early.’ It premieres at 5 a.m. as a lead-in to Morning Joe. The show’s purpose, she said, is to “make people smarter.”
“I believe that many decision-makers—lawmakers, people who are focused and on top of their game—need a location to get the news at 5 a.m. since that is when their days begin. The idea is to provide a place where they can receive it quickly, simply, and in a way that is both illuminating and clever. That has always been my goal: to make people smarter and to bring what I can to bear in terms of what I’ve learned from my sources and as a Hill correspondent. Bringing a unique perspective that you won’t find anywhere else.”
Kasie Hunt Leaving MSNBC
Kasie announced her departure from NBC News and MSNBC on July 16, 2021. She said she was doing her final broadcast of her morning show “Way Too Early” during the show’s last broadcast.
“Some personal news, as they say – thank you to all of the viewers, reporters, lawmakers, and everyone else who’s woken up extra early to help make @WayTooEarly better,” she tweeted on her Twitter profile. I had a lot of fun doing this event. Soon, there will be more! #WayTooEarly.”
She wrote, “I’ll genuinely miss our incredible viewers @KasieDC on Sunday nights — and I’ll especially miss working with a fantastic staff that has put in so much work on weekends to put on a show that we can all be so proud of.”
Kasie Hunt CNN
Hunt is reportedly joining CNN to focus primarily on programming generated for streaming viewers as part of CNN president Jeff Zucker’s major gamble. According to Variety.com, Hunt was offered a $1 million to $1.5 million annual compensation, which NBC News was unable to match.
Kasie Hunt Salary
Hunt earns an annual salary ranging between $ 100,000 – $ 400,000.
Kasie Hunt Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million, which she has earned through her career as a reporter.