THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES SUSAN KING AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Susan King to serve as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Labor.
Ms. King, of Washington, D.C., has had a distinguished career in media affairs, and is an 18-year veteran of the Washington television market. She served as Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Labor from December 1995 to March 1997. She served as Executive Director of the Family Medical Leave Commission at the Department of Labor, where she supervised the daily operation of the Commission. Before joining the Department of Labor, Ms. King was an anchorwoman from 1987 to 1993 at WJLA-TV, where she contributed regular analytical reports on major local and national issues. Ms. King has worked for WTOP-TV, (currently WUSA-TV), WRC-TV, ABC News, CBS News, and NBC News. She received a B.A. degree from Marymount College and an M.A. degree from Fairfield University.
The Office of Public Affairs is responsible for providing the Department with a comprehensive information program designed to inform the public about the Department's policies and programs. The Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs is responsible for directing and coordinating all external information activities.