Chelsea Clinton, 2008 photo by Kyle Cassidy - CCThe president of NBC News talked to Chelsea Clinton recently about what she wanted to do now that she’s completed her undergraduate work at college.

She expressed the inspiration she felt while talking to community volunteers during her mother’s 2008 presidential campaign. Lucky for Chelsea, NBC promotes just such a niche interest on its Nightly News show. The resulting videos have been featured on the Good News Network regularly.

The television network announced Monday that she has been hired to be the face of its Making A Difference news segment, which spotlights people who are making commitments to improve the lives of others in their community.

Clinton said in a statement: “I hope telling stories through ‘Making a Difference’ — as in my academic work and nonprofit work — will help me to live my grandmother’s adage of ‘Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.’ ”

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