Heather Nauert

Former Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy at United States Department of State

Heather Nauert

Heather Nauert

Former Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy at United States Department of State

Biography

Heather Nauert was designated as Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs on March 13, 2018. She will continue to serve as State Department Spokesperson, a position she has held since April 25, 2017. Heather Nauert joined the State Department after a career in broadcast journalism.

As a New York-based anchor and correspondent at the Fox News Channel, Ms. Nauert was responsible for overseeing breaking news on the top-rated US morning cable news show. She regularly solo anchored programs on Fox and contributed to every news platform, including radio and internet, covering global and domestic crises and interviewing senior elected and military officials. In 2016, she traveled to battleground states to report on the presidential primaries and election. She also reported from the Republican and Democratic conventions, presidential debates and the inauguration.

Previously, Ms. Nauert served as a network correspondent for ABC News where she traveled extensively for breaking news stories in the United States and abroad. She was also previously a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Prior to working as a journalist, Ms. Nauert served as a health insurance consultant in Washington, DC She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Mount Vernon College in Washington.

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United States Department of State

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Heather Nauert
Former Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy at United States Department of State
Education
Master of Science (MS) Journalism

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is the journalism school of Columbia University. It is located in Pulitzer Hall on Columbia's Morningside Heights campus in New York City. Founded in 1912 by Joseph Pulitzer, Columbia Journalism School is the only journalism school in the Ivy League and one of the oldest in the world. It offers four degree programs: a master of science, master of arts, a variety of dual degrees including a master of science in journalism and computer science, and a doctor of philosophy in communications. The school houses the Pulitzer Prizes, arguably journalism's most prestigious award. It also directly administers several other prizes, including the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award, honoring excellence in broadcast and digital journalism in the public service. It co-sponsors the National Magazine Awards, also known as the Ellie Awards, and publishes the Columbia Journalism Review, a widely respected voice on press criticism since 1961. In addition to offering professional development programs, fellowships and workshops, the school is home to the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, which explores technological changes in journalism, and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, which supports innovation in storytelling in the digital age. Admission to the school is highly selective and has traditionally drawn a very international student body. A faculty of experienced professionals preeminent in their respective fields, including politics, arts and culture, religion, science, education, business and economics, investigative reporting, and national and international affairs, instruct students. A Board of Visitors meets periodically to advise the dean's office and support the school's initiatives.

Career History
Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy
2017 - 2019

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Correspondent
2007 - 2017

Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 87,058,000 American households (74.8% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States.

Correspondent
2005 - 2007

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company. Its flagship program is the daily evening newscast ABC World News Tonight; other programs include morning news-talk show Good Morning America, newsmagazine series Nightline, Primetime and 20/20, and Sunday morning political affairs program This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

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