Three with ties to NC named to Biden White House digital office

Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden announced members of the White House Office of Digital Strategy Monday.

“Communicating transparently and honestly with the American people is one of the most important responsibilities of a President. This team of diverse experts has a wide range of experience in digital strategy and will help connect the White House to the American people in new and innovative ways. They bring a shared commitment to building our nation back better, and I am thrilled to have them on our team,” said Biden of the office.

Jonathan Hebert served as Deputy Video Director on the Biden-Harris Campaign, will become the office’s Video Director. He is an NC native and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Two additional staffers, Rebecca Rinkevich and Aisha Shah, are both graduates of Davidson College. Rinkevich will serve as Deputy Director Of Digital Strategy and Shan will serve as Partnerships Manager. Both served in similar roles during the 2020 campaign.

Incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain said “Digital outreach will be a key pillar of the Biden-Harris Administration’s engagement with the public. By bringing a talented team of digital strategists to the White House, we will ensure a robust dialogue with the American people, wherever they are.”