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Katherine Vargas

Director, Hispanic Media, White House
Katherine A. Vargas is the director of Hispanic media at the White House where she spearheads bilingual and multicultural media relations. As the voice of the White House for Latino media, Vargas leads the White House’s communication strategy for the Latino community, coordinating with all federal agencies on how to inform Latinos about President Barack Obama's agenda. Originally from Colombia, Vargas's work reflects a proudly bicultural background that includes nearly a decade in immigrant advocacy and media relations and crisis communications experience.