White House Rolls Out Web Video Chats

Continuing to embrace the medium the same way other departments, companies, universities, non-profits, and anyone else paying attention should, today the White House announced a series of online video chats that will allow people to connect directly with the White House’s most senior advisors.

The chats will be preceded by blog posts from the department, then opening the video chats for a Q&A.

Here’s the schedule:

Monday, 3:30 EST: Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate, discusses the President’s push to create the new clean energy economy.

Tuesday, 3:00 EST: Ben Rhodes of the National Security Council discusses the President’s handling of national security and foreign policy.

Wednesday, 12:00 EST: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will talk about health reform, from how far we’ve come to how reform will benefit American families and small businesses.

Thursday, TBD: The nation’s first Federal Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, will join Norm Eisen, special counsel to the President for ethics and government reform, to talk about all the ways in which the President has changed Washington.

Friday, 1:00 EST: Christina Romer, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, talks about the President’s primary focus on restoring the economy for all Americans and creating jobs for the American people.