Shine’s title will be assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications, according to Fox News.
“He brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience to the role,” the president said of Shine in a statement.
Shine resigned from Fox News in May 2017, nine months after he was named co-president along with Jack Abernethy. He had been with the channel since its founding in 1996.
Trump has been searching for a replacement for Hope Hicks, who resigned as White House communications director in February -- shortly after she said to lawmakers that she occasionally told "white lies" on the president's behalf.