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Yahoo News Names First White House Correspondent

Olivier Knox, most recently a Congressional Correspondent for Agence France-Press (AFP), has been named Yahoo News’ first White House Correspondent. According to The Cutline, Knox has worked at AFP for over 10 years covering politics and, for a majority of his time there, the White House.

At Yahoo News, Knox will report to Chris Suellentrop, the site’s Politics Editor.

“I am thrilled to be joining the team covering politics at Yahoo News and truly honored to serve as the first White House correspondent,” Knox told The Cutline. “It’s a great opportunity.”

Knox will be based in Washington and his first day is February 13.

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