Kellyanne Conway gets a new job title: counselor to the president
Kellyanne Conway (CNN)

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named his former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, now a key adviser, as his choice to serve as counselor to the president, his transition team said in a statement.

Trump, in the statement, said Conway "played a crucial role in my victory. She is a tireless and tenacious advocate of my agenda and has amazing insights on how to effectively communicate our message."

(Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Susan Heavey)