‘Savage News’: Novel Approach to Covering the White House

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By Jason Middleton

The author we’re talking with next has written a new novel, titled “Savage News. And boy she nailed that.

She could have gone with News Onslaught, Tsunami News or Daily Sh**show. But Savage News definitely works.

Jessica Yellin is the former chief White House correspondent for CNN and an Emmy and Gracie Award-winning political journalist for CNN, ABC News, and MSNBC.

And she’s tied together her White House experience with her experience as a woman in the workplace.

The novel’s protagonist Natalie Savage has transferred to Washington, D.C. on temporary assignment as White House correspondent for a news network. That’s a basic setup.

 

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