press secretary


Definition of press secretary

: a person officially in charge of press relations for a usually prominent public figure

Examples of press secretary in a Sentence

the White House press secretary
Recent Examples on the Web White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement announcing his diagnosis. Sophie Reardon, CBS News, 30 July 2022 White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that Mr. Biden left a voicemail with Mr. Beshear offering the support of the federal government and that the pair were expected to speak Friday. Alyssa Lukpat, WSJ, 29 July 2022 When pressed by FOX Business correspondent Edward Lawrence, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre declined to go into specifics on the matter earlier Friday. Charles Creitz, Fox News, 29 July 2022 In a White House briefing Thursday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters that FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will travel to Kentucky Friday to survey the damage and report back to President Joe Biden. Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 29 July 2022 Portraits of the former president and Michelle Obama will be presented in the East Room, as is traditional, on Sept. 7, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Thursday. Will Weissert, ajc, 28 July 2022 White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds a briefing at 3:15 p.m. ET. Rick Klein, ABC News, 28 July 2022 White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Cruz’s comments should raise concerns, The Post reported. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 26 July 2022 In a lengthy briefing with reporters, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said repeatedly that the White House had been as transparent as possible about the president’s health. Will Weissert,, 22 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of press secretary

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Press secretary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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