|Spokesperson for the United States Department of State|
|Assumed office |
April 24, 2017
|Preceded by||John Kirby|
|Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs|
March 13, 2018 – October 10, 2018
|Preceded by||Steve Goldstein|
Heather Ann Nauert
January 27, 1970
Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
Scott Norby (m. 2000)
|Education||Pine Manor College|
Arizona State University
Mount Vernon Seminary and College (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
|*Pending Senate confirmation|
Heather Ann Nauert (born January 27, 1970) is an American journalist and government official. She is Spokesperson for the United States Department of State since April 24, 2017, appointed by President Donald Trump.
Nauret is a former ABC News correspondent and news presenter on the Fox News program Fox & Friends. She also was Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs from March to October 2018.
On November 1, 2018, it was reported that President Trump offered Nauert the position of United States Ambassador to the United Nations to replace the outgoing officeholder, Nikki Haley. On December 7, 2018, President Trump nominated her to replace Haley. She withdrew her nomination on February 16, 2019.
References[change | change source]
- Scarry, Eddie (April 24, 2017). "Fox News reporter Heather Nauert named State Department spokeswoman". Washington Examiner.
- Samuels, Brett (November 1, 2018). "Heather Nauert offered UN ambassador job: reports". The Hill.
- Chalfant, Morgan (December 7, 2018). "Trump to nominate Nauert as United Nations ambassador". The Hill. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
- Karni, Annie; Haberman, Maggie (February 16, 2019). "Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration as U.N. Ambassador" – via NYTimes.com.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Heather Nauert at Wikimedia Commons