Karen Finney

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Karen Finney is a former political consultant. She is a political commentator for MSNBC and hosted the show Disrupt with Karen Finney.

Finney served four years as the spokesperson and Director of Communications at the Democratic National Committee. She has also written for The Hill,[1] is a commentator for Politico,[2] MSNBC and The Huffington Post.[3]

Finney served as Press Secretary for Hillary Rodham Clinton.[4]

On April 2, 2013, it was announced that Finney would host a weekend news program called Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC.[5] On June 5, 2014, it was announced that Finney's weekend news program was canceled.[6]

On November 25, 2014 Finney joined Media Matters as a senior fellow and consultant.[7]

On April 6, 2015, CNN announced that she was selected as Strategic Communications Adviser and Senior Spokesperson for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.[8]


  1. ^ "Karen Finney". The Hill. 
  2. ^ "Karen Finney". Politico. 
  3. ^ "Karen Finney". The Huffington Post. 
  4. ^ Julie Pace (2012-09-22). "Campaign is in high gear, but White House is quiet". MSNBC. 
  5. ^ "Karen Finney named new MSNBC weekend host". Msnbc.com. NBC Universal. April 2, 2013. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Karen Finney's MSNBC show canceled". politico.com. Polictio LLC. June 5, 2014. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Karen Finney joins Media Matters". November 25, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Hillary Clinton adds to campaign press team". April 6, 2015. Retrieved April 7, 2015. 

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