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Jennifer Psaki
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Official portrait, 2021
34th White House Press Secretary
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy Karine Jean-Pierre
TJ Ducklo
Preceded by Kayleigh McEnany
White House Communications Director
In office
April 1, 2015 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Jennifer Palmieri
Succeeded by Sean Spicer
Spokesperson for the United States Department of State
In office
April 5, 2013 – March 31, 2015
President Barack Obama
Deputy Marie Harf
Preceded by Victoria Nuland
Succeeded by John Kirby
White House Deputy Communications Director
In office
December 19, 2009 – September 22, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Daniel Pfeiffer
Succeeded by Jennifer Palmieri
White House Deputy Press Secretary
In office
January 20, 2009 – December 19, 2009
President Barack Obama
Leader Robert Gibbs
Preceded by Tony Fratto
Succeeded by Bill Burton
Personal details
Born
Jennifer Rene Psaki

December 1, 1978 (1978-12-01) (age 42)
Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Gregory Mecher (m. 2010)
Children 2
Education College of William & Mary (BA)

Jennifer Rene Psaki (/sɑːk/; born December 1, 1978) is an American political advisor. She is the 34th White House Press Secretary since 2021.

She was White House Communications Director from 2015 to 2017 during the Barack Obama presidency. She has also been a CNN contributor.

In November 2020, Joe Biden announced Psaki his pick for White House Press Secretary.

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