Microsoft Hires D.C. PR Manager

Microsoft has hired a Democratic Hill staffer to be senior public relations manager in its Washington office.

Kate Cyrul Frischmann has been communications director for Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who announced last year he would not seek reelection in 2014.

Prior to working for Harkin, Frischmann was communications director for Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.).

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