Jenna Bush Hager has Exciting Career News Other Than ‘Today” Gig

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Jenna Bush HagerA staple of the TODAYFamily, but the morning host of Morning Show has announced an exciting new venture! Hager and her company will bring a true crime story on the small screen. 

Hager’s Exciting New Television Project

Hager has teamed up with Universal International Studios in order to adapt. The Feather Thief: Beauty and Obsession as well as the Natural History Heist of the CenturyKirk Wallace Johnson wrote the true crime book titled “The Book of Murder”. 

The book tells the true story of a student musician who stole hundreds of bird skins—some over 100 years old—from the Tring Museum, an outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. 

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The Feather Thief Named an Amazon Best Book of 2018, it was also shortlisted for the Edgar Award, The Gold Dagger Award, and The Carnegie Medal. It’s been translated into a dozen languages. 

The Feather Thief has been a favorite book of mine since its release in 2018,” Hager said in a statement about her company’s acquisition of the book. “Kirk Wallace Johnson is a talented storyteller, and to work with him to adapt this wildly brilliant book for the screen is a dream.”

Hager’s Production Company ‘Will Expand These Author’s Voices To New Audiences’

Hager announced her new position as producer on February 1st, 2009. TODAY show. The production company will work to turn some of Hager’s favorite books into shows and movies. “What makes me most excited is that I love all these authors, so I want as many audiences as possible to get to see their work,” Hager explained the matter while appearing on Today with Hoda & Jenna.

“Sometimes they just need someone to shine a light on their beautiful work, and that’s what you’re doing,”Hoda Kotb was the co-host. “This company is built on a rock-solid foundation. You’re gonna be amazing.”

“I am excited and thrilled with this natural extension of Read with Jenna’s mission to highlight debut and diverse authors,” Hager stated this in a press statementReferring to her popular book club.  “This new partnership will expand these authors’ voices to new audiences, and for that, I am grateful.”

Fans can’t wait to see how Hager and her production company bring this story to the small screen, and are excited for the morning show host to branch out into new areas of the entertainment industry. 

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