Ex-White House spokesman Raj Shah joins Fox Corporation as senior vice president

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Former White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah has taken a job at Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News and Fox broadcast network, CNN reported on Saturday.

Shah, who worked in the Trump White House until earlier this year, will be based in Washington as a senior vice president, a Fox spokesperson told CNN.

{mosads}According to the cable news network, Shah will report to Fox’s chief legal and policy officer, Viet Dinh. Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director before joining Fox as its chief communications officer last year, also reports to Dinh.

Fox Corporation did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.

Shah’s new job comes just months after he left the administration to join the lobbying firm Ballard Partners, where he co-led the firm’s strategic communications division.

Shah is the latest former Trump administration official to join Fox Corporation, which is co-chaired by media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

Abigail Slater, who was one of Trump’s top tech advisers, left the administration in April to join the company to lead the broadcaster’s federal policy team.

A month earlier, former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) joined the board of Fox Corporation, along with Formula 1 Chairman and CEO Chase Carey, Aragon Global Holdings founder Anne Dias and Hernandez Media Ventures CEO Roland Hernandez.

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