Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

Hope Hicks

President Donald Trump waves while standing with Hope Hicks outside the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Hope Hicks, formerly a close aide to President Trump, is joining "New Fox", the TV company that will be left after 21st Century Fox completes the sale of its production and entertainment cable assets to Walt Disney Co.

The so-called new Fox will comprise Fox Broadcasting, Fox News and Fox Sports. "Together they will define and project FOX's voice to our relevant communities", Dinh said.

The many changes under way at Rupert Murdoch's TV empire include a shift of the power center of the company from NY to Los Angeles, where CEO Lachlan Murdoch and other key corporate leaders will be based.

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Hicks had a mostly behind-the-scenes role at the White House.

Hicks graduated from SMU in 2010 and got her start with the Trump family in 2012 when Ivanka Trump needed public-relations help as she expanded her clothing line.

It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Fox was "beyond lucky" to have her. O'Brien served as Joe Biden's chief of staff during a portion of his tenure in the Senate.

The move is sure to raise even more questions about the cozy relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration. O'Brien joins Fox from General Electric, where he is a senior government affairs and policy executive.

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