US official Sullivan using on-line-video to engage with media



LiveAtState is the U.S. Department of State’s interactive on-line video platform for engaging with international media on the top foreign policy issues of the day. Invited journalists from around the world will be able to submit questions and receive live video answers from U.S. policymakers.

The media advisory is slated to participate in a virtual press conference of U.S.Department of State Director of Policy Planning Jake Sullivan on January 15,2013 at 7.30 pm.The participant can take part in it from his/her own work place.

Jake Sullivan is the Director of Policy Planning at the United States Department of State and Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Clinton. Prior to assuming his post as Director in February 2011, Sullivan had served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy since January 2009.

He also served as Deputy Policy Director on then-Senator Clinton’s presidential campaign, and as a member of the debate preparation team for then-Senator Obama’s general election debates. Sullivan previously served as Chief Counsel and senior policy adviser to Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, his home state.

Sullivan graduated from Yale College with a degree in Political Science and International Studies. He earned an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, where he served as managing editor of the Oxford International Review. He earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal.

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