Symone D. Sanders Biography
Symone D. Sanders is an American political strategist and commentator. She served as national press secretary for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during his 2016 presidential campaign. In October 2016 she was hired to be a Democratic strategist and political commentator by CNN. In April 2019, Symone joined the 2020 presidential campaign of former vice president Joe Biden as a senior advisor, and after Biden won election, was named chief spokesperson and a senior advisor for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Symone D. Sanders Age
She was born on December 10, 1989 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Symone D. Sanders Education
She attended Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart and later graduated from Mercy High School. She also attended Creighton University, and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. While in college, she interned at a law firm, which helped her realize that she did not want to work in law.
Symone D. Sanders Parents
Her father, Daniel Sanders, is retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Her mother, Terri Sanders, is the former publisher of the Omaha Star and former executive director for the Great Plains Black History Museum.
Symone D. Sanders Husband
Her partner is Shawn Townsend and they live in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Symone D. Sanders Kids
Its not clear whether Symone has kids or not.
Symone D. Sanders National Press Secretary
She joined the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign in August 2015 as the national press secretary. In December, Fusion listed her as one of 30 women under 30 who would shape the 2016 election.
In June 2016 she quit the Sanders campaign. She joined CNN as an analyst and commentator later that year. That same year, Sanders was recognized as one of 16 Young Americans Shaping the 2016 Election by Rolling Stone magazine. Prior to that she worked in the communications department of former Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and was deputy communications director for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook in 2014.
Symone D. Sanders Joe Biden
She joined the presidential campaign of former vice president Joe Biden. On November 29, 2020, she was named chief spokesperson and a senior advisor for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Symone D. Sanders Books
In 2020, she published a memoir, “No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America”.
Symone D. Sanders Salary
Information about her salary is unavailable.
Symone D. Sanders Net Worth
Her net worth is $4 million.
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