Steve Handelsman is a national correspondent for News4. He has been reporting on stories in and around Washington for NBC since 1984.
Some of the major stories Steve has covered include the Iraq War, the Gulf War, Pakistan, US Intervention in Bosnia, Haiti and Panama, Hurricanes Katrina, Andrew and Hugo and the historic opening of the Berlin Wall. Steve covered the Obama-McCain presidential race in 2008 and every other Presidential campaign since 1980.
He covers the White House and Capitol Hill and travels to cover breaking news stories around the country and overseas for News4 and the other NBC stations.
Handelsman joined News4 from WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Mich., where he headed that station's award-winning investigative unit for six years. Before that, he was with WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. He has won four Emmy Awards, including one for New4 in 1988 for his story "Kids on Steroids."
Handelsman is a native of Baltimore and , following his graduation from Duke University, he taught English and Mass Media for three years at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C.
He lives with his wife in Bethesda, Md. They have two daughters, a lawyer in New York City and a clinical psychologist in Baltimore.
Steve headed two AIDSRide charity bike teams for News4.