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Former Obama Press Secretary Lands TV News Job Politico

A former White House press secretary under President Obama, who also was a senior adviser to the 2012 Obama campaign, is moving into TV news. Politico reports that Robert Gibbs has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a contributor.

“MSNBC spokesperson Lauren Skowronski confirmed the news tonight after MSNBC's Rachel Maddow introduced Gibbs as a contributor on air,” the piece reports. “An NBC News source told Politico that Gibbs would also be a contributor on NBC News.”

Gibbs was Obama’s press secretary from 2009 to 2011.