Karine Jean-Pierre Wiki – Karine Jean-Pierre Biography
Karine Jean-Pierre is an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, author serving as White House Deputy Press Secretary to Jen Psaki since 2021. She is a former lecturer in international and public affairs at Columbia University. She was previously the senior advisor and national spokeswoman for MoveOn.org and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. She served as the chief of staff for Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign. She served as a senior advisor to the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign. President Joe Biden selected Jean-Pierre to serve as Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary.
She was the southeast regional political director for John Edwards’ presidential campaign. She was the southeast regional political director for the Obama for America campaign. During the first Obama term, she served as the regional political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs.
In 2011, she served as National Deputy Battleground States Director for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. She led the delegate selection and ballot access process while managing the political engagement in key states. She provided resources to help states determine “the best way for them to get the word out for the campaign.” She served as the deputy campaign manager for the Martin O’Malley 2016 presidential campaign.
On June 1, 2019, during the Kamala Harris 2020 presidential campaign, while she was moderating a MoveOn forum featuring Harris, an animal rights activist jumped onto the stage and rushed at Harris, grabbing her microphone. She intervened physically, standing between Harris and the protester until security removed the man from the stage.
In December 2018, the Haitian Times named her one of six “Haitian Newsmakers Of The Year”. In January 2019, she became a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.
In her career in the media, in April 2016, MoveOn.org named her a senior advisor and national spokesperson for the 2016 presidential election. In a press release announcing the hire, MoveOn said she would “advise on and serve as a spokesperson around MoveOn’s electoral work, including a major effort to stand up to Donald Trump.” She has also appeared on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, CNN, CSPAN, PBS NewsHour. Her first book, Moving Forward, was published in 2019. It is described by WJLA as “part memoir, part call to arms,” in which she recounts her personal and professional life and encourages people to become involved in politics.
She has often demonstrated concern for human rights. She has worked at the Center for Community and Corporate Ethics and pushed major companies like Walmart to change their business practices.
She is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology. She received her MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in 2003. She later joined the Columbia University faculty in 2014, where she became a lecturer in international and public affairs.
Karine Jean-Pierre Age
She was born on August 13, 1977 in Fort-de-France, Martinique, France. She was raised in Queens, New York.
Karine Jean-Pierre Partner
She is in a relatiomship with her partner, CNN correspondent Suzanne Malveaux. They live together with their daughter.
Karine Jean-Pierre Children
She has one child, an adopted daughter.
Karine Jean-Pierre Instagram
She has over 157k followers on her Instagram account, https://www.instagram.com/k_jeanpierre/ with her bio reading, Author #MovingForward 👉🏿 @MoveOn•Obama WH&Campaigns Alum 🤓 Prof, @columbia.sipa linktr.ee/k_jeanpierre