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This morning, he made his official announcement about Ms. Nauert:
"Mr. Trump also announced that Heather Nauert, the chief State Department spokeswoman, is his pick to be the next ambassador to the United Nations."
Her diplomatic experience can best be described as "thin".
She became spokesperson for the State Department on April 24, 2017, and was Under Secretary of State from March 1, 2018 to October 10, 2018.
Since Trump reportedly watches several hours of FOX every day, the most important criteria for him is this:
She's young (48), blond, and attractive, and she sounds good on television.
Some of the comments in her bio, though, should raise a few eyebrows:
In April 2018, Nauert voiced support for Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen
In May 2018, Nauert said in response to the Gaza border protests: "We oppose actions against Israel at the International Criminal Court (...) because it does not help the cause for peace."
In July 2018, Nauert stirred up controversy when citing the Invasion of Normandy as evidence of a strong relationship between the United States and Germany on the anniversary of the D-Day invasion