Chelsea Clinton becomes latest celebrity turned journalist (PHOTOS)


Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Bill Clinton and board member of the William J. Clinton Foundation attends the George Washington University (GW) kickoff rally to launch the 'GW Phones for Hope,' as part of the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative University project to collect and recycle 20,000 used cell phones and use the proceeds to fund mobile health technology projects in developing countries. Chelsea Clinton is joining NBC News to work on projects for the “Making a Difference” series, it was reported November 14, 2011.



Chelsea Clinton joined the ranks of celebrities-turned-journalists on November 14 when it was announced that she was hired by NBC News as a special correspondent.

Clinton is not the first former first daughter to join the NBC network; Jenna Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, works as a correspondent for NBC's "Today" show.

Other famous public figures in this elite group include Meghan McCain and former politician Eliot Spitzer. Click through the slideshow above to see more.

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