Colleen Curtis joined the White House as Director of Digital Content in July 2011. Prior to this role, she was most recently Editorial Director of Womens & Lifestyle Programming at AOL, where she launched 15 websites that reached more than 20 million Americans each month. In addition, Curtis has held numerous leadership roles in media in the United States and overseas, including senior editorial positions at ABC’s Good Morning America, the New York Daily News, and the National Post.
A native of Sparta, New Jersey, Curtis studied journalism at Boston University’s College of Communications and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
As a U.S. Attorney, White specialized in investigating and prosecuting large scale white collar crimes and complex securities and financial institution fraud, and won convinctions against the terrorists responsible for bombing the World Trade Center and American embassies in Africa.
Find out what it feels like when the President, the First Lady and Bo pop in to surprise guests touring the White House
The President and First Lady welcomed the guests with handshakes, hugs and even fistbumps, and Bo was treated to a near-constant stream of affectionate pats and petting.
The President's second term will offer many ways for citizens to participate in conversations with the President and his team about the issues that are most important to them.
The Kids Inaugural Concert: Our Children, Our Future was held to show military kids how much the country appreciates the sacrifices they make while their parents are serving.
In this week's address, President Obama reiterates his commitment to do everything in his power to implement a series of common sense measures that would reduce gun violence in America.
Protecting our kids is our number one obligation. The plan to prevent gun violence the President announced today will help do that.
Before taking questions from the assembled journalists, the President took a moment to reflect on the past four years, and look ahead to his agenda for the next term, which includes new jobs, new opportunity, and new security for the middle class
Vice President Biden is leading an effort to develop a new set of policies to prevent tragedies like the shooting in Newtown Conn.