SAY WORD! CHELSEA CLINTON JOINS NBC NIGHTLY NEWS AS CORRESPONDENT!

Move over Barbara Walter’s there’s a new leading lady in town.  Former First daughter Chelsea Clinton has just joined NBC news as a new correspondent.  

The Scoop:

NBC News announced Monday it has hired the former First Daughter as a correspondent on its evening news broadcast.

Steve Capus, president of NBC News, said Clinton, 31, will report on the “Making a Difference” series for “NBC Nightly News” with Brian Williams.

Capus told The New York Times that Clinton — who has a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University and a master’s in public health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health — contacted the network through an intermediary in July.

“I hope telling stories through ‘Making a Difference’ — as in my academic work and nonprofit work — will help me to live my grandmother’s adage of ‘Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you,’ ” Clinton said in a statement. [source]

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