Ole Miss alum J. Hogan Gidley named deputy White House press secretary
Published 11:19 am Wednesday, October 11, 2017
President Donald Trump’s latest hire is J. Hogan Gidley, a University of Mississippi alum who will serve as a deputy White House press secretary.
Serving under White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be familiar for Gidley having worked together for her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, on his presidential campaign in 2016.
News of Gidley’s hire spread fast Tuesday night:
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) October 10, 2017
— Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) October 11, 2017
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) October 10, 2017
Gidley graduated from the University of Mississippi with a broadcast journalism degree in 1998.