Friday, 16 November, 2018

Fox Hires Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks

Hope Hicks served in the White House as communications director and Trump’s strategic communications director from Hope Hicks joins Fox as chief communications officer
Ellis Copeland | 08 October, 2018, 23:57

The pipeline between the White House and Rupert Murdoch's media empire continues to flow in both directions, as Fox on Monday announced it has tapped former West Wing communications director Hope Hicks to spearhead the company's corporate communications and PR apparatus.

Fox is reorganizing following the sale of most of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets to the Walt Disney Co.

Ms Hicks, 29, will serve as chief communications officer for Fox, the parent company of Fox News and other news outlets.

At the time of her departure, Hicks was one of Trump's longest-running advisors.

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Before the deal closes, expected next year, Fox will separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, including Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, into a newly listed company.

Hicks will report to Fox's head legal and policy officer, Viet Dinh. National Security Adviser John Bolton was a Fox News contributor who frequently appeared on television before Mr. Trump plucked him to lead the National Security Council.

Mr. Trump's fondness for Fox News is well-storied, with the president frequently tweeting out quotes from his favorite hosts and guests.

New Fox also appointed Danny O'Brien has its head of government relations. "Hope and Danny are proven leaders and world-class public affairs professionals. Together they will define and project Fox's voice to our relevant communities", Dinh told Variety.

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