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White House Office of the Press Secretary

 

White House Office of the Press Secretary

White House Office of the Press Secretary
Agency overview
Formed 1929
Headquarters White House
Employees About 30
Agency executive Josh Earnest, Press Secretary
Parent agency White House Office
Website White House Office of the Press Secretary

The White House Office of the Press Secretary, or the Press Office, is responsible for gathering and disseminating information to three principal groups: the President, the White House staff, and the media. The Office is headed by the White House Press Secretary, and is part of the White House Office, which is a subunit of the Executive Office of the President.

Function

The Press Office is responsible for providing support and information to the national and international media regarding the President's beliefs, activities and actions. It works alongside the Office of Communications in crafting and espousing the administration's message.

History

Key Staff

  • Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary: Josh Earnest
    • Special Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Press Secretary: Eric Schultz
      • Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Press Secretary: Reid Cherlin
      • Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Press Secretary: Nick Shapiro[1]

References

  1. ^ "The White House-Covering the White House". The National Press Foundation. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2010-01-09. 
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