Disney Channel actress joins White House press team
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Former Disney Channel actress Caroline Sunshine has joined the White House press office as a press assistant. 

While Sunshine starred in the Disney Channel show "Shake It Up" from 2010-2013, she has recently made her debut in the political realm as an intern for various Republican offices. 


White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told told CNN Sunshine has interned with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyMcConnell: COVID-19 relief will be added to omnibus spending package Democrats were united on top issues this Congress — but will it hold? Top Republicans praise Trump's Flynn pardon MORE (R-Calif.), the California Republican Party, and the College Republican National Committee. 

Sunshine served as a White House intern prior to garnering a permanent position.

The Trump White House has seen a number of high-level employees with television experience. 

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanTrump administration sought to sue Omarosa after she announced tell-all book: report Juan Williams: Too many men of color got conned by Trump White House aide Ja'Ron Smith leaves post MORE first met President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Trump threatens to veto defense bill over tech liability shield Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump MORE when she was a contestant on his reality show "The Apprentice."

Former CNBC host Larry Kudlow recently joined the administration as Trump's chief economic adviser, while former Fox News analyst John Bolton has been tapped to be the president's national security adviser.