Jay Carney

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Birthday
22, 1965
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Known best for his role as White House Press Secretary during portions of the first and second terms of United States President Barack Obama, this Washington, D.C.-based journalist also worked for Time magazine and served as a communications director for Vice President Joe Biden.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale University with degrees in Eastern European Studies and Russian, he began his journalistic career with The Miami Herald.

Trivia

He succeeded Robert Gibbs as White House Press Secretary and was succeeded, in 2014, by Josh Earnest.

Family Life

His marriage to ABC News correspondent Claire Shipman resulted in two children.

Associated With

He was one of the few reporters allowed to accompany President George W. Bush on his solemn September 11, 2001 Air Force One flight.