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Biden Press Secretary Pick Is Stamford Native

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, who will be tapped as Biden's Press Secretary, stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
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State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, who will be tapped as Biden's Press Secretary, stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

President-elect Joe Biden has picked a Stamford native to be his Press Secretary.

Jen Psaki is a 1996 graduate of Greenwich High School.

After graduating from the College of William and Mary she worked on both Obama presidential campaigns.

Psaki then worked in the White House Press Office, and was appointed Communications Director in 2015.

She also served as spokesperson for Secretary of State John Kerry.

Psaki will join an all-female, seven member senior communications team in the Biden Administration.

Terry Sheridan is an award-winning audio journalist. As part of his duties as Senior Director of News and Education, he developed a unique and award-winning internship program with the Stony Brook University School of Communications and Journalism, where he is also a lecturer and adjunct professor. He also mentors graduate fellows from the Sacred Heart University Graduate School of Communication, Media, and the Arts.