Jane Sackie will join MSNBC this fall, as the network has officially announced its plans after her tenure as White House press secretary.
Psaki will be present throughout all of the network’s programs, and will also have a role during the mid-term and 2024 presidential election coverage of NBC and MSNBC’s primetime elections. MSNBC says it is also developing a program for the network’s streaming channel.
News of Saki’s transfer was leaked to MSNBC in April, as he was still the press secretary, but he publicly declined to confirm it. He gave his last White House press briefing on May 13.
His move to MSNBC is not uncommon, as there is a revolving door between the presidential administration and just the news gigs. Simon Sanders, who served as keynote speaker for Vice President Kamala Harris, recently launched an MSNBC weekend show, SimonIt also appears on the network’s Peacock streaming channel
Donald Trump has hired several cable news personalities who have returned since the end of the administration. This includes his former press secretary, Kayleh McIntyre, now co-host of Fox News’ Outnumbered. Larry Cudlow, Trump’s top financial adviser, has a daily show with Fox Business. Former press secretary Stephanie Grisham has appeared View.
In a statement, MSNBC President Rashida Jones said: “Jane’s sharp wit and relevance combined with her mastery of the topics she covers make her a household name across the country.” He is a familiar face and trusted authority to MSNBC viewers, and we look forward to his insights this election season. “
Saki says, “My time in government, from the White House to the State Department, and the national political campaign he did a few years ago, will fuel the insights and perspectives I brought to this next chapter. I can’t wait to create a place in streaming where we can break down information, take things in stride and hopefully have some fun along the way. “