Hope Hicks, former White House communications director and trusted aide to president Trump, has landed at the new Fox, which is being spun-off from 21st Century Fox as part of its $72B merger with Walt Disney Co.
During her Jan. 2017 to April 2018 White House stint, she was in charge of overall communications strategy and messaging regarding economic/domestic/foreign affairs issues.
Previously, she served as press secretary for the Trump campaign and communications director for the Trump Organization.
Prior to joining the Trump Organization, Hicks worked at Hiltzik Strategies, where she repped Ivanka Trump’s business interests. She began a PR career at Zeno Group, which is part of DJE Holdings.
Hicks, 29, will be based in Los Angeles.
Fox also added Danny O’Brien, who most recently worked in government affairs leader at GE Transportation, as executive VP/head of government relations.
He worked as chief of staff to Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez and former Sens. Joe Biden and Robert Torricelli.
O'Brien will work out of D.C.