Karine Jean-Pierre will become the 1st Black White House press secretary

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Jean-Pierre will be the first Black press secretary of the white house in history and the first openly gay to ever hold that position

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Karine Jean-Pierre

President Biden announced on Thursday that Karine Jean-Pierre will become the 

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Karine Jean-Pierre

next White House press secretary, replacing Jen Psaki later on 13 of this month. 

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Previously Jean-Pierre has been working as Psaki's deputy since the start of the administration.

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre is an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, and author of Haitian heritage.

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Karine Jean-Pierre

She has been White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary since 2021

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Jean-Pierre served as the chief of staff for vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris in the 2020 US presidential campaign

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Karine Jean-Pierre

She is set to become the 35th White House Press Secretary on May 13, 2022, following the expected departure of Jen Psaki. 

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Previously, Jean-Pierre was the senior advisor and national spokeswoman for MoveOn.org and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. 

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Karine Jean-Pierre

She is also a former lecturer in international and public affairs at Columbia University. 

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With Obama

During the Barack Obama 2008 presidential campaign, Jean-Pierre was the campaign's southeast regional political director 

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With Obama

and was the regional political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs during the Obama administration's first term.

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With Obama

Jean-Pierre served as National Deputy States Director for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign In 2011

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With Obama

Jean-Pierre served as the deputy campaign manager for the Martin O'Malley 2016 presidential campaign.

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With Martin O'Malley

Jean-Pierre served as the deputy campaign manager for the Martin O'Malley 2016 presidential campaign.

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