Jenna Bush Joins Today Show As Correspondent

August 31, 2009 By:
Jenna Bush Joins Today Show As Correspondent

Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush, has landed herself a new job! She’s joining the Today Show as a new correspondent.

Meredith Viera announced the news today on air, saying that Jenna, who is a reading coordinator at a Baltimore school, will be on the morning program once a month to “contribute stories on issues including edication.”

Jenna will begin her work in September. Today executive producer Jim Bell announced today that starting September 14th, she'll cover "a variety of human interest and feature stories" for the morning show.

He said in a statement, "In previous appearances, she displayed a natural ability to communicate and connect. She has great passion about important subjects, especially education and literacy, and we look forward to having her bring her unique perspective to Today."

Jenna has always been outspoken and passionate about her work, so she could be a great addition to the show!