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TJ Ducklo biography: 13 things about Alexi McCammond’s boyfriend who wanted to destroy Tara Palmeri

Tyler Joseph “TJ” Ducklo is a former political advisor born in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. From 1999 to 2007, he attended the University School of Nashville. From 2007 to 2011, he attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., USA. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political communication. (a)
  2. He was an intern at The Fritts Group from January 2009 to May 2009 and at the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters from May 2009 to September 2009. (a)
  3. From August 2010 to June 2011, he was a research and staff assistant at the office of Mary Matalin and James Carville. From June 2011 to September 2011, he was a communications assistant at Bracewell LLP in Washington, D.C. (a)
  4. In September 2011, he joined the Motion Picture Association of America as a press assistant. He became the corporate communications deputy director in February 2013 and left the association in July 2014. (a)
  5. From July 2014 to April 2015, he was a member of the core team working on Washington D.C.’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  6. From March 2015 to April 2016, he was the corporation communications senior manager at Viacom in New York City, USA. From April 2016 to March 2017, he was communications director of Bloomberg Politics in New York City. (a)
  7. From March 2017 to February 2018, he was the owner of the TJD Communications, Inc., which was based in New York City. In the same period, he worked for the Showtime documentary “The Circus: Inside the Biggest Story on Earth” in New York City as a producer. (a)
  8. From March 2018 to April 2019, he was a senior communications director at NBC News in New York City. (a)
  9. In April 2019, he became the national press secretary of the Biden for President campaign. (a)
  10. In December 2019, he was diagnosed with stage-four lung cancer. (b)
  11. In November 2020, he started dating Alexi McCammond, who is 5 years younger than him. She is a contributor for NBC and MSNBC and reporter for the political website Axios. (c)
  12. On January 20, 2021, he became a White House deputy press secretary as Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president. That day, Biden promised to fire on the spot any of his appointees who “treat another colleague with disrespect” or “talk down to someone.” On the same day, Politico reporter Tara Palmeri contacted McCammond for comment. He called Palmeri and told her he would “destroy” her and ruin her reputation if she published a story about him and McCammond. He later apologized to Palmeri and the White House put him on leave for seven days without pay. (d) (e) (f) (g)
  13. On February 13, 2021, he resigned from the White House. (h)



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