Mark Murray

Spring 2018 Resident Fellow

Senior Political Editor at NBC News

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Mark Murray is the Senior Political Editor at NBC News, where he covers politics for the network, writes and edits its popular First Read blog, and appears daily on MSNBC and Washington DC’s NBC affiliate to discuss the latest political news. He also serves as a key manager of NBC’s political coverage, giving direction to the network’s reporters and producers.

Before joining NBC News in 2003, Murray spent five years as a reporter at National Journal. And he has written freelance articles published in the New York Times (Sunday op-ed page), the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Monthly, Washingtonian magazine, and Washington City Paper.

Murray is a 1996 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A.), and he lives in Washington DC with his wife Sasha and son Caleb.