Kate Bedingfield was born on October 29, 1981, and from Atlanta, United States. She is one of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s most visible advocates on the campaign trail.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Kate worked from home and wrote an editorial for Working Mother about what it has been like managing a campaign with two children underfoot.
On October 7th, Kate Bedingfield told ABC’s This Week about the upcoming vice-presidential and presidential debates despite President Donald Trump’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
She said “Obviously, that’s going to depend on a lot of factors here. First and foremost, President Trump’s health, which we — we send him the best, and we are — we are hoping for a speedy and full recovery, as is everybody in this country.”
Later, she added, “So our hope is that the debate will go forward on the day that it’s scheduled, but obviously we will be attune to any changes that need to be made.” Then, Bedingfield told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos that the campaign supports moving ahead with appropriate safety measures.
“We have every expectation that the Debate Commission take all necessary precautions to ensure that everybody who attends the debate is safe. Obviously, that includes distancing, that includes a requirement on masks,” Bedingfield said.
Who is Kate Bedingfield?
She is a Deputy Campaign Manager and Communications Director for Joe Biden. Furthermore, kate is one of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s most visible advocates on the campaign trail.
Kate was hired as the Communications Director in 2015 and 2016 by Joe Biden, and she returned to Biden’s staff in April 2019 as his campaign’s communications director.
Previously, she was a campaign spokesperson for John Edwards, the former senator from North Carolina in 2008. In the primary race in January 2008, she criticized her future boss, then-Senator Barack Obama, as she defended Edwards.
In her career, Kate went to work for the former governor of New Hampshire, Jeanne Shaheen, and also served as Shaheen’s communications director, where Shaheen ultimately won the election. In 2008, she worked in the Obama administration and was even named as the Deputy Director of Media Affairs and the Director of Response during her tenure.
However, she left the Obama White House in 2011 to work in the private sector. Then, she joined the Motion Picture Association of America and was promoted to Vice President of Corporate Communications within 18 months into the job. Besides this, she also served as the organization’s chief spokesperson.
How old is Kate Bedingfield? She was born on October 29, 1981, and from Atlanta, United States, she is 39 years old as of 2020.
She grew up in a northern Atlanta suburb, talk about her education she attended Springs Middle School and Riverwood High School and then graduated from the University of Virginia for college.
Kate was born to Sid Bedingfield (father) who worked for CNN as a senior vice president and was also a visiting journalism professor at the University of South Carolina, her mother worked as a social media consultant.
She is married to David Kieve in 2013 and they share two children, Hugh (son) and Margot (Daughter).
Her Net Worth is $450K USD as of 2020.
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