NBC10's Welker gets a temp assignment

Buzz around NBC10 is that reporter/weekend anchor Kristen Welker, a five-year vet of the station, is headed west for a two-month reporting assignment at NBC's Los Angeles bureau.

Welker will provide vacation fill-in, a station rep confirmed to me. She is due back later this summer.

Kristen Welker. (Photo: NBC10)

It's not clear who will take over Welker's anchoring seat or what her assignment will be when she returns.

The station's bio IDs her as a graduate of Germantown Friends and Harvard U.