Confirming speculations that began swirling in early April, MSNBC announced on Tuesday that former White House press secretary Jen Psaki would be joining its ranks.
Beginning this fall, Psaki will appear on MSNBC and NBC News, including contributing to MSNBC primetime election coverage. She’s also developing an original streaming show she’ll host, which is slated to launch on Peacock in 2023.
“Jen’s keen intelligence and relative ability combined with her mastery of the topics she covers have made her a household name nationally,” said MSNBC President Rashida Jones. know in a statement obtained by our website Deadline. “Her extensive experience in government as well as on the campaign trail and her views as a person in the White House and within Washington is the kind of analysis that sets MSNBC apart. She’s a familiar face and trusted authority to MSNBC audiences, and we look forward to her details during this consequential election season. ”
Psaki added, “My time in government, from the White House to the State Department, and previous years in national political campaigns will advance the insight and perspective I bring to the chapter. this next. I can’t wait to create a streaming space where we analyze events, dive into what’s leading up to the problem, and hopefully have some fun along the way. “
Psaki began his tenure as White House press secretary shortly after President Biden’s election in November 2020. Prior to working with the Biden administration, Psaki’s career in political communications also included stints. Time is President Obama’s deputy press secretary and deputy communications director, as well as one remaining State Department spokesman. She also previously served as a political commentator for CNN, reportedly courting her for another, post-Biden role before she entered advanced negotiations with MSNBC.
Her final press conference at the White House took place on Friday, May 13; Karine Jean-Pierre is currently press secretary.
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