Dana Perino Bio | Wiki
Dana Perino is an American political commentator and author. Furthermore, she has served as the 24th White House Press Secretary, under President George W. Bush from 2007 to 2009. Perino was the second female White House Press Secretary, after Dee Dee Myers.
Currently, Perino serves as a political commentator for Fox News, and also as a co-host of the network’s talk show The Five. In addition, she is a book publishing executive at Random House. Perino started hosting The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox News on October 2, 2017.
She has always been a charismatic person and Perino was confident enough to be a part of the debating team. One of her favorite subjects was Public Affairs, which made her go for this subject for her master’s.
Dana Perino Age
She was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, United States. Perino is 50 years old.
Dana Perino Height
She is a woman of average stature. Perino stands at a height of 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m).
Dana Perino Family
Perino was in Evanston, Wyoming to her father Leo Perino, and mother Janice Perino. She also has a sister Angie Perino. Her father is a salesperson who works at Lincoln Market while her mother is someone who loves to oblige the community. Janice worked for many years in human development programs and took part in many volunteer activities. Perino is an American by nationality and belongs to the Italian-American ethnicity.
Dana Perino Husband
Perino met her future husband, Peter McMahon in 1996, while they were on an airplane. She was on a commercial trip while Peter worked as a salesperson for a medical company. Perino and Peter exchanged contact information hoping to see each other in the future.
Furthermore, he sent her an email explaining how he feels about her and they started calling each other. Additionally, Peter invited Perino to New Orleans for a meetup. He proposed to her in front of Washington Cathedral and soon after that, they got married in 1998. However, they do not have children yet.
Dana Perino Education
She attended Ponderosa High School. Subsequently, she graduated from Colorado State University and the University of Illinois Springfield. Perino earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Additionally, she did her master’s from Illinois Springfield University. Perino served as KTSC-TV for some time after her graduation.
Dana Perino Fox News
Perino served as the associate director of communication for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Furthermore, she used to provide strategic advice on media relations and public outreach, message development. Perino also served as Deputy Press Secretary from 2005 to 2007.
She was also a spokesperson for the white house on environmental issues and worked as the Acting White House Press Secretary from March 27 to April 30, 2007. Perino got promoted to ‘Assistant to the President’ on 14 September 2007 where she served as White House Press Secretary. In addition, Perino served as a Political Commentator on Fox News after leaving the White House. Additionally, she hosted the talk show, The Five.
Perino began teaching ‘Political Communications at George Washington University. She also served as an Editorial Director for the Imprint Crown Forum of Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. Perino’s podcast Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What was premiered as weekly limited series on Fox News Channel on 18 September 2016.
Perino’s colleagues at Fox News include:
Bret Baier – host
Martha MacCallum – host
Bill Hemmer – host
Blake Burman – correspondent
Dawn Timmeney – general assignment reporter
Andrea Michaels – Meteorologist
Jackie De Tore – anchor/ reporter
Amy Lutz – anchor
Bryanna Gallagher – reporter
Janice Dean – senior meteorologist
Dana Perino Salary
She is a Fox News Political Commentator, there is no doubt, therefore, she earns a decent salary. Perino’s average salary is $96,879 per year.
Dana Perino Net Worth
She earns her income through her career as a Fox News Political Commentator. There is no doubt, therefore, that she has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Perino’s estimated net worth is $1 million.
Who Is Dana Perino
Perino is an American political commentator and author. Furthermore, she has served as the 24th White House Press Secretary, under President George W. Bush from 2007 to 2009. Perino was the second female White House Press Secretary, after Dee Dee Myers.