WASHINGTON: New Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) has tapped Paul Jacobsen, VP of corporate communications at Starz Encore Group, as his new press secretary. Jacobsen, 44, worked for several prominent Republicans in the 1980s, including stints as deputy press secretary for Bob Dole (R-KS) and Warren Rudman (R-NH). Before joining Starz in 1998, he was director of corporate communications for Ascent Entertainment Group, owner of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and NBA's Denver Nuggets.
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