NBC News will provide comprehensive coverage as President Obama travels to Israel and Jordan this week, marking the first foreign trip of his second term, and first visit to Israel since taking office.
Top correspondents will contribute to all NBC News broadcasts and platforms, reporting from throughout the region on the important events of the week and the broader implications for the U.S. and the world.
- Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent, and Peter Alexander, NBC News White House correspondent, will travel with the White House press corps covering President Obama’s events throughout Israel and Jordan.
- Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent, will report from Jerusalem, where she will also anchor MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” Tuesday, March 19 - Thursday, March 21.
- Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, will report on the 10th anniversary of the war in Iraq, as well as offer perspective on the greater region in crisis and what is next for Jordan.
- Martin Fletcher, NBC News correspondent and former Tel Aviv bureau chief, will report on life in the West Bank.
Check out the pic of our team in Jersualem below! And don't forget to follow them on Twitter to receive updates on the trip!
Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell, Peter Alexander, Atia Abawi
Not pictured: Martin Fletcher and Richard Engel