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Deputy Press Secretary for the Department of the Interior

Alex Hinson serves as deputy press secretary for the Department of Interior.

Recent college grad and Arkansas native Alex Hinson graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2014. After college, he “served as a press and logistics consultant to the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign,” and worked as a “Division Chief for the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee. ” Most recently, before he got his current job at Interior, Hinson was worked as a White House press lead in the Trump administration.

Sources: [Facebook Profile for Alex Hinson, accessed 07/17/17, Corbin Hiar, “API hires former top Zinke aide,” Greenwire, accessed 06/08/17, and Department of the Interior, Press Release, 07/12/17]

Special Interests

Murphy USA Inc. (Resource Development on Public Lands)

According to his 2017 financial disclosure form, Hinson owns stock in Murphy USA Inc., a company that operates gas stations located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, and Midwest United States.

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Financial Disclosure

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Department of the Interior salary: $94,796

[Alex Hinson, ProPublica’s Trump Town, accessed 03/15/18]