Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will join CNN as a political commentator, according to a memo from Sam Feist, CNN’s senior vice president and Washington bureau chief (full memo below).
“Jay’s unique experience as both a journalist and a White House press secretary make him an invaluable voice for the network as we cover the final two years of the Obama Administration and look ahead to the coming campaigns,” Feist said. “We’re fortunate to have Jay on our air tonight to provide analysis and insight surrounding the President’s address to the nation.”
The move ends months of speculation from industry watchers who have been speculating about Carney’s next step since he announced his departure from the lectern in May.
Jay Carney, former press secretary to President Barack Obama, will join CNN as a political commentator, it was announced today by Sam Feist, senior vice president and Washington bureau chief.… Read more