Inside the White House Press Room with Gabby Morrongiello

Gabby Morrongiello is one of an elite group of reporters that are White House correspondents

Gabby Morrongiello is the White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner. She began her career in the West Wing covering President Barack Obama and now she faces a different challenge.

Gabby is a guest on the latest edition of The Politically Incorrect Podcast.

She talks candidly about her role covering President Donald Trump and his White House team. She gives us a wonderful insight into what life is like with Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

She talks about covering President Trump and how it is never a dull moment. Also, how her day can and often does take a challenging turn.

She talks about how the non-televised press gatherings can be very productive. How it is very important to be in the White House to get a feel for what the Trump administration is working on at any given moment.

Gabby, says there are no typical days when working at the White House but that it is an exciting place to be. She often writes as many as six stories a day from her desk in the White House press area.

She also talks about the size of the press briefing room that is like an average size classroom. She talks about how it is nice to have other reporters brought into the press briefings via Skype, something that Spicer has done recently.

Some of the more fun times around the White House are the tours, the visiting dignitaries, the big press conferences and anytime President Trump takes to the podium to speak.

Some background on Gabby – She is a graduate of George Washington University, where she earned her bachelor’s in political science. She’s an alumna of the National Journalism center and former America’s Future Foundation. She was at FOX News and the Heritage Foundation, before joining the Washington Examiner.

Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.