Jenna Bush Hager named editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine

Nov. 29, 2012 at 9:17 AM
| License Photo

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush, has been named editor-at-large at Southern Living magazine.

The University of Texas graduate will write for the publication's "Paper Napkin Interview," as well as a blog called "The Daily South," NBC's "Today" reported.

Bush Hager is also a contributing correspondent for the New York-based "Today" morning news program.

"I am kind of a homesick Southern person, a Texan living here in New York," she said on Wednesday's edition of "Today." "I love New York. I love the energy of it. I love the fast-paced nature of New York, but I do miss the slow Texas way."

Southern Living editor-in-chief Lindsay Bierman said he was "instantly charmed by Jenna's style and charisma."

"[Jenna's] Texas roots, passion for the South and proven reporting chops make her a natural fit for the brand," Bierman told "Today."

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Bella Cruise marries without Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman
Drake, Beyonce release new song
Johnny Depp 'worried' by daughter Lily-Rose's growing fame
YouTube star Caleb Logan Bratayley dead at 13
Tori Spelling reveals she slept with '90210' co-star Jason Priestley