Bill Shine

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Bill Shine
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White House Communications Director
In office
July 5, 2018 – March 8, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyMercedes Schlapp
Preceded byHope Hicks
Succeeded byStephanie Grisham
White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications
In office
July 5, 2018 – March 8, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byDan Scavino
Personal details
Born (1963-07-04) July 4, 1963 (age 58)
Farmingville, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationState University of New York at Oswego (BA)

William Shine (born July 4, 1963) is an American television executive and politician. He was White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump.[1][2][3] He spent most of his career as a producer and executive at Fox News.

He was co-president of Fox News, a position he held for 9 months before he was forced out on May 1, 2017.[4][5]

On March 8, 2019, the White House announced that Shine was resigning to advise President Trump's 2020 presidential campaign.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jennifer Jacobs and Toluse Olorunnipa, "Ex-Fox Chief Bill Shine to Join Trump Communication Team, Sources Say," 'Bloomberg News,' June 29, 2018
  2. Haberman, Maggie; Shear, Michael D.; Rogers, Katie. "Bill Shine Likely as Next White House Communications Director". The New York Times. June 27, 2018.
  3. "President Donald J. Trump Announces Senior Staff Appointment" Archived 2020-11-28 at the Wayback Machine (press release). Office of the Press Secretary. The White House. July 5, 2018.
  4. Koblin, John (August 13, 2016). "Fox News Names 2 Insiders to Top Posts". The New York Times. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  5. "Corporate Information". Archived from the original on April 25, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  6. CNBC (2019-03-08). "Bill Shine resigns from The White House to advise Trump's 2020 campaign". www.cnbc.com. Retrieved 2019-03-08.