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Redskins officially hire Jennifer King

The Washington Redskins officially announced the hiring of Jennifer King as a full-time coaching intern Monday to become the first female coach in the franchise’s history and the first African-American female to serve in the role in league history.

King will work specifically with the running backs, assists running backs coach Randy Jordan.

Redskins coach Ron Rivera hired King after working with her with the Carolina Panthers. In 2018, she was an intern wide receivers coach and the following year, she was an intern running backs coach.