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Emily Miller
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Emily Miller

Miller has a rare combination of experience and skills from being both a veteran journalist and a national government spokesman and advisor.  She has deep experience in driving crisis communications from leading Capitol Hill communications during the post 9/11 period to the U.S. Department of State during the wars and recently for state government navigating the COVID pandemic. 

Prior to coming to the FDA, Miller was a strategic communication consultant who advised major corporations, private companies, top-level political campaigns and federal and state officials on solutions to reach various stakeholders.  She provided a national TV insider’s perspective into proactive message management and media relations. In this role, she was Communications Director and Spokesman for Sen. Ted Cruz’s successful re-election campaign.

Miller has extensive experience in strategic communications in the federal government. She was the Deputy Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of State during President George W. Bush’s administration. In that role, she worked directly with Secretaries of State Colin L. Powell and Condoleezza Rice to develop communication strategies to achieve U.S. foreign policy objectives. Miller determined all of their public events and media interviews and traveled on all overseas missions, taking her to 50 countries. On Capitol Hill, Miller was the Communications Director to the­ House Majority Whip Tom DeLay. She developed strategic communications plans to support the Republican majority leadership's legislative goals and served as senior spokesman.

Miller’s journalism experience is in both national TV and newspapers.  She was the Senior Political Correspondent for One America News, a national cable TV news channel. She covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Capitol Hill and the White House. Miller was previously the Chief Investigative Reporter for Fox 5 DC,  where her reporting led to changes in laws in Virginia and the District of Columbia. She has appeared as a guest host or analyst on Fox News, ABC, CNN, HBO, C-SPAN, MSNBC, PBS and CNBC. 

Before TV, Miller was a print journalist, as the Senior Editor of the opinion pages at The Washington Times.  She is a published author and award winning journalist, having received the prestigious Clark Mollenhoff Award for Investigative Reporting from the Institute on Political Journalism and the Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Excellence in Journalism Award for editorial writing. 

Her journalism career started in network TV as a desk assistant at NBC News. She then moved to ABC News, where she was the researcher and then the associate producer for the Sunday show “This Week”. 

Miller graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

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