Christa Robinson has been hired as Tribune’s Chief Communications Officer, effective immediately, the company said today. She will report to Tribune’s President and CEO, Peter Liguori. Robinson moves to Tribune from CNN where she led communications and public relations for all CNN Networks and digital platforms from 1999 to 2013. In 2003, she was named SVP of public relations and, beginning in 2007, was also a member of the CNN Worldwide executive team. Before CNN, Robinson served at the Clinton White House where she was the Director of Communications for the Domestic Policy Council. She previously served as the White House liaison to the law enforcement community and worked on crime policy, health care reform and other domestic initiatives. Robinson will be based in Tribune’s New York offices.