FBI agent Michael Kortan, the number two person in the bureau’s office of public affairs, is replacing John Miller as the chief FBI press spokesman, reports Ticklethewire.com. Miller has resigned to become assistant deputy director of intelligence analysis for the Office of Director of National Intelligence.
Miller, a former anchor and reporter for ABC News, left the network in 2003 to become chief of the Los Angeles Police Department Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau. In 2005, he became the first non-agent to head the FBI public affairs office. In 1994, he served as New York Police Department’s chief spokesman.