Robert Ellis Kur (April 13, 1948) is a television journalist, born in Nutley, New Jersey. He received a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College in 1970 and his masters of communications at Columbia University. He went on to be a local anchor in Chicago and Washington and later became a weekend anchor on NBC's Today Show. In the mid-1990s, Kur gained attention for his coverage of the lawsuits against the tobacco industries. He later became an anchor for MSNBC and was later the White House correspondent. In 2006, he left MSNBC to work for Washington Post Radio, a new radio station in the Washington, D.C. area. He currently lives in McLean, Virginia. He is married to Cathy Porter and has three children, Alissa, Aaron, and Alexander.
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