Report: Jen Psaki ‘Intends To Leave’ White House, Shopping Around For Media Job


White House press secretary Jen Psaki has reportedly been shopping around in recent weeks for a job outside the confines of her White House position.

A former deputy communications director for the Obama administration and CNN commentator, Psaki is being “feverishly courted” by CNN and MSNBC to bolster their failing ratings, Puck reported Wednesday.

Heads of both CNN and MSNBC have reportedly traveled to Washington, DC, in recent weeks to pitch Psaki on moving away from Biden’s failing presidency and towards a lucrative job in private sector media.

The pitches from the establishment media have likely promised Psaki a prominent role in their programming as “the next big star in television news,” puck reported:

Psaki intends to leave the White House at some point this year and, according to sources familiar with her thinking, intends to go into television news—not as a contributor, but as a host. Her lunch meetings with the CNN and MSNBC executives, which also included her agent Jay Sures, were the opening salvo in what is likely to be a long effort by several networks to court the woman who could potentially become the next big star in television news. ABC News and CBS News have also expressed interest in Psaki, sources familiar with the matter told me. (Representatives for CNN and MSNBC declined comment; representatives for ABC News and CBS News did not respond to a request for comment.)

The discussions with CNN and MSNBC are in early stages, which means that the contours of Psaki’s television career are still taking shape. But sources familiar with these early conversations say there could be a natural progression from Psaki’s role in the briefing room to her job as cable news host. (Too-obvious ideas for show titles include The Brief… (Read more)

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