Is David Gregory Replacing Tim Russert as Moderator of Meet The Press?

gregory120108 Is David Gregory Replacing Tim Russert as Moderator of Meet The Press?Danny Shea of the Huffington Post is reporting that David Gregory has been chosen as the next moderator of NBC News’ Meet the Press.

Mr. Gregory’s name has been reportedly on a short list of possible replacements for the esteemed position since Tim Russert passed away of a sudden heart attack this past June.

When reached by Media Mob, an NBC News spokesperson said that the network "has nothing to announce."

Likewise, when contacted by phone, Mr. Gregory’s agent, Richard Leibner of N.S. Bienstock, said he could neither confirm nor deny the report.