Former White House Press Secretary for the Obama Administration Jay Carney is becoming a member of CNN as a political commenter, Politico reports. The announcement was made by the cable community and Carney right now.
“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of CNN at a time when there's a lot occurring within the nation and the world,” Carney stated in a press release.
Carney’s transfer to CNN certainly means the finish to stories that the previous White House Press Secretary is within the operating for Apple’s prime PR spot vacated by now-retired Katie Cotton. Re/code reported earlier this year that Carney was among the many prime candidates within the operating for that position, and Bloomberg later corroborated that report. This probably means Apple was in talks with Carney, however Apple and Carney can be going in different directions. The seek for a ‘friendlier, more approachable’ PR chief continues.
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