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Andrea Mitchell is a Washington, D.C.-based American television journalist, anchor, and commentator for NBC News.

She is the Chief Foreign Affairs and Washington Correspondent for NBC News, and she covered the 2008 presidential election campaign for NBC News broadcasts.

Mitchell grew up in New Rochelle, New York, in a Jewish family as the daughter of Cecile and Sydney (Rubenstein) Mitchell.

Her father was the CEO and a partial owner of a Manhattan furniture manufacturing company. He also served as the president of Beth El Synagogue.

Her mother worked as an administrator at Manhattan's New York Institute of Technology.

She then went on to the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature.

During Mayor Frank Rizzo's administration, she rose to prominence as the station's City Hall correspondent.

Mitchell joined NBC News in late July 1978.

Since November 1994, she has served as NBC News' Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent.