Jay Carney Picked as New White House Press Secretary, DeParle and Mastromonaco as Deputy Chiefs of Staff

Jake Tapper
ABC News

President Obama has selected Jay Carney, current communications director for Vice President Biden, to succeed Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary, sources tell ABC News.

The announcement, expected to be made public later this afternoon, will also include the appointment of two new deputy chiefs of staff: current head of the White House Office of Health Reform Nancy-Ann DeParle and current White House director of Scheduling and Advance Alyssa Mastromonaco.

Other staffing changes include a role for Assistant to the President for Special Projects Stephanie Cutter as deputy to senior adviser David Plouffe, and a senior staff role for David Lane, a longtime aide to chief of staff Bill Daley, on Daley's team. Rob Nabors, currently a senior adviser to the White House chief of staff, will become director of legislative affairs.

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