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U.S. State Department Appoints Fox News Anchor As Spokeswoman

Heather Nauert was most recently an anchor for Fox News’ morning news show “Fox and Friends,” and previously was a correspondent at ABC News.
Fox Newscaster Heather Nauert tells the news during 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on May 5, 2016 in New York City. (Phot
Fox Newscaster Heather Nauert tells the news during 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on May 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert will be the new U.S. State Department spokeswoman, the State Department said in a statement on Monday.

Nauert was most recently an anchor for Fox News’ morning news show “Fox and Friends,” and previously was a correspondent at ABC News.

“Heather’s media experience and long interest in international affairs will be invaluable as she conveys the administration’s foreign policy priorities to the American people and the world,” the statement said.

 

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton and Yeganeh Torbati)

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