[Ed. – …Valerie Jarrett’s daughter. Yep. Way.]
Laura Jarrett quietly joined the network in September as a reporter in the network’s Washington bureau.
She came to CNN with no experience in journalism. But the Harvard educated lawyer defended companies and individuals against the Justice Department as a private litigator in Chicago.
Laura married fellow Harvard law grad Tony Balkissoon in 2012 at a Chicago ceremony attended by President Obama, her mom’s boss.
Valerie and Laura Jarrett were partying Wednesday night at a launch party for the news site Axios, held in the middle of Inauguration week at RPM Italian in Washington.