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Michael Feldman, Savannah Guthrie’s Secret Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Savannah Guthrie announced on this morning broadcast of The Today Show that she married Michael Feldman and is expecting his child. Here’s what you need to know about the new husband and father-to-be.


1. He Works for a Communications Firm


His firm is The Glover Park Group, which according to it’s website, has offices in Washington D.C. and New York. He serves as a Founding Partner and Managing Director.


According to the Washington Post
, the couple is based in New York, but Feldman commutes to D.C. regularly for business.


2. He Spent 8 Years in the Clinton/Gore White House

On his Linkedin page, it states that he was the Senior Advisor to Vice President Gore for seven years.

Guthrie did serve as the White House correspondent for NBC News. According to the Washington Post, the pair met in D.C.

He has famous friends from his time in the capital.
In fact, Washington Life magazine covered his 40th birthday party.
It was celebrated at Press Secretary Joe Lockhart’s house with guests like Jon Bon Jovi.
U2 even presented him with a recording of them singing “Happy Birthday.”

On his company biography page, it states:

Feldman served in various leadership roles on behalf of Vice President Gore, including senior advisor and traveling chief of staff. In this capacity, he managed the Vice President’s staff and implemented message and strategy throughout the 2000 campaign cycle. Feldman also served as one of the Clinton Administration’s chief liaisons to the United States Congress, providing advice and strategic counsel in order to forward the President’s congressional agenda.

3. He Graduated From Tufts University


In 1990, he got his degree in political science from the Boston-based college.


4. He Won an Award for His Work with ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

In 2007, was a member of the team at The Glover Park Group named Public Relations Professionals of the Year.

The 2006 documentary focused on the issue of global warming.


5. He’s Been Dating Savannah for 5 Years


According to People, the couple met at a mutual friend’s birthday party in 2008. In 2013, she told the magazine that she wasn’t sure about kids since she is older.

I hope so, if we’re lucky and blessed, but who knows what life holds, you know? I’m 41 years old.

The pair married in the Tuscon, Arizona desert on Saturday. The Daily Mail reported that the ninety guests in attendance included fellow NBC employees, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Willie Geist and Chuck Todd.

That evening, she revealed to her guests that she is 4 months pregnant, and today, told the world from her anchor desk at the Today Show.

On the show, she said, “I’m so happy to tell the world. Because I can’t suck in this gut anymore.”

The couple put an embargo on their baby news, forcing guests to keep the secret.
Chuck Todd told the Washington Post:

It was a fun challenge to see if we collectively could pull it off. NOBODY wanted to be the one to blow their cover. Mike has friends in high places, including the CIA!

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