I'm a bit late in reporting this...
From the NewsMax article:
After more than three years of jousting with the White House press
corps, President Barack Obama's chief spokesman, Jay Carney, will step
down next month to pursue yet-to-be-named opportunities, Obama announced
Carney's deputy, Josh Earnest, will take his place, the president said.
Obama interrupted Carney on the podium, where he was answering
questions during the White House daily news briefing, catching reporters