Christopher E. Nelson

Senior Editor, NBC News


Christopher E. Nelson is an award-winning journalist for NBC News based in New York. Currently, he manages the network’s national desk overnight, overseeing the editorial newsgathering process and logistics for NBC News’ different entities, focusing on breaking news and developing stories in North and South America. A native of Baltimore, he earned an undergraduate degree in communications from Loyola University Maryland and a master’s degree in law from the Georgetown University Law Center. In 2012 he was a Reynolds Center Fellow at the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Conference. Nelson has been awarded two national Emmy Awards. He began his career as a broadcast apprentice at WJZ-TV, the CBS owned television station in his hometown. Twitter: @cenelson08