How worth is Dana Perino? Dana is a well know American political commentator and also an Author who once served as the 26th White House Press Secretary under the government of President George W. Bush from 14 September 2007 through January 20, 2009.
She was the second female to act as the White House press secretary. This was after Dee Dee Myers who served during the Clinton ruling. Dana is currently working as a political commentator for Fox News and serving as a co-host of the networks’ talk show known as the five.
On October 2, she started hosting The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino that airs on Fox news. In 2021 early months, she left the daily briefing and began acting as a co-anchor of America’s Newsroom and Bill Hemmer.
Net worth: $6 million
Date of Birth: May 9, 1972
Height: 5ft 1 in
Profession: Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist
The Early Life of Dana Perino
Dana Perino was born in Evanson, Wyoming, on may 9, 1972, and she was raised in Denver found in Colorado. She joined Ponderosa high school in Parker, a suburb southeast of Denver. She later joined Colorado state university pueblo and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and minors in political science and Spanish.
While at university, she was a member of the universities forensics team, and she used to work at KTSC-TV, which was located at universities Rocky mountains PBS affiliate. She as well worked at KTSC-FM between the 2 to 6 a.m shift. Later Perino decided to join the University of Illinois Springfield to undertake a master’s degree in public affairs.
During the time she was doing her masters, she also worked as a daily reporter covering the Illinois capital at WCIA, a CBS affiliate. The next working destination for Dana Perino was at Washington, DC, for Congressman Scott Mclnnis. Before later serving as a press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer for four years, she was a staff assistant. In 1998, Schaefer announced that he was to retire; therefore, Perino and his husband peter vacated to Great Britain.
In November 2001, Dana Perino went back to Washington, DC and got herself a job as a spokesperson for the Justice Department, where she worked for two years. Later she joined the white house staff and acted as the Associate director of communications for the white house council on environmental quality. At her position, she delivered strategic ideas on message development, media relations, and public outreach.
The house oversight committee led by Rep. Edolphus Towns stated that according to findings on climate change censorship, which the CEQ exerted due to control of media relations in administration scientific agencies at her tenure.
Dana Perino as Press secretary
Dana Perino was employed by white house chief of staff named Andy card for two months after the September attack. She was earlier acting as the associate director of communication in the White house. Between 2005 to 2007, she served as the deputy press secretary and from March 27 to April 30th, 2007, she worked as white house press secretary when Tony Show was undergoing treatment for colon cancer.
On August 31st, 2007, President George W. Bush declared that snow was to resign his post due to health issues. Thus, Perino was to replace him. Perino worked as the president’s assistant until the end of the W. Bush administration.
Post-Bush administration career
After leaving the white house, Dana Perino started working as a political commentator on Fox news. She acts as the regular co-host of the show’ the five’.
In November 2009, she was appointed by Barack Obama to act on the broadcasting board of governors, an agency overseeing government-sponsored international broadcasting, later she was confirmed by the Senate on June 30th of 2010.
In 2015, Perino stated that climate scientists had exaggerated temperature information and were a fraud institution.
Dana Perino met with her husband, named as Peter Mcmahon, in August 1997. They married in 1998, and in May 2012, Perino made her appearance on Jeopardy during the time of ‘ power players’ week featuring Kareem Abdul- Jabbar and CNBC’s David Faber.
Some of favorite quates from Dana Perino are;
- ‘ I think, certainly, in history, if you look back, a lot of people would go through their careers, build a business, or be a doctor, lawyer, and then they would go and do public service later in their careers.’
- ‘ Hardest job in America is being a single But, there are many of them and many of them in Baltimore, and I think that they absolutely do their best. But, they keep continuing to do their best if business flees the city.’