Dana Perino Bio, Wiki
Dana Perino is an American Host/Anchor/Reporter working with the Fox News Channel(FNC) team where she serves the station as a co-anchor for American Newsroom which airs weekdays from 9-11 AM/ET and as a co-host for The Five airing weekdays from 5-6 PM/ET. She joined the FNC team in the year 2009 where she was working as a contributor.
Dana Perino Dates of Birth
Perino was born on the 9th of May 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, United States. She is 49 years old as of 2021.
Dana Perino Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Dana Perino Education
Perino is a proud graduate of Colorado State University located in Pueblo where she graduated with a degree in Mass Communications. Later on, she joined the University of Illinois in Springfield where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Reporting.
Dana Perino Fox News
Perino works with the FNC team where she serves the station as a co-anchor and co-host. In addition, she also works as a host for Dana Perino’s Book Club which airs on FOX Nation. This is an online FNC subscription-based streaming service.
Working as a co-anchor for the station, she is joined by newsmakers and experts in order to discuss the latest morning headlines and stories that are driving the data. During The Five show, she is part of a roundtable ensemble of FNC personalities who discuss, debate, and debunk the hot news stories, issues of the day, and controversies. Previously, she was working as an anchor of The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.
Asides from her roles in America’s Newsroom and The Five, Dana has also played a major role in FNC’s top-rated election and political coverage in her career at the station. She has served on various panels in order to break down the latest developments in every major political cycle.
She has been to anchor live as rioters mobbed the Capitol building on the 6th of January 2021. Prior to this, she also contributed to the station’s Democracy 2020 election coverage which garnered the highest ratings for election night in cable news history with 14.1 million total viewers. In addition, she has also provided political analysis following the presidential and vice-presidential debates of the 2020 election as well as the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
In addition, she also hosted a one-hour Sunday special interviewing former President George W. Bush and former First Lady, Laura Bush from Dallas titled, “43 Portraits: George W. Bush.”This interview marked the 43rd president’s first cable news interview of his book tour for Out of Many, One: Portrait of America’s Immigrants and featured in-depth interviews with immigrants showcased in his paintings.
Dana Perino Work Experience
She is a frequent public speaker on political trends and also the President of Dana Perino and Company. Additionally, she is also the founder of Minute Mentoring, which is a women’s leadership program that is designed to foster the next generation of female leaders. Additionally, she is an active member in global maternal health and child development through the One Campaign and Mercy Ships. Perino also helps American veterans suffering from PTSD through Companions for Heroes.
In addition, she was appointed to the United States U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors in the year 2010 by President Obama. There, she served for about three years following her confirmation by the United States Senate. Previously, she has also worked on Capitol Hill in a private practice public relations firm and also as a reporter in both Illinois and Colorado.
Dana Perino Net Worth
In Perino’s career as a Host/Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Dana Perino Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Dana Perino Parents and Siblings
She manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. However, she shared a photo of her mom, Jan Perino, on her Instagram account on the 8th of May 2021. She grew up alongside, her sister, Angie Machock as her mother states on her Instagram that she is a mother to the two.
Dana Perino Spouse
Perino is married to her husband, Peter McMahon. The duo met in the year 1996 during an airplane trip from Denver to Chicago. Perino was, at the moment, on a commercial trip. McMahon was a salesperson for a medical company. McMahon later proposed to her and the duo tied knots on the 30th of September 1998. Peter was born on the 6th of June 1954.
Dana Perino Kids
Perino has no children at the moment. However, she is a lover of dogs and a proud dog mom to her dog, Jasper, and Percy Vizsla. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Perino Former White House Press Secretary
Perino was hired to be the White House chief of staff Andy Card two months after the September 11 attacks. Prior to this, she was working as an associate director of communications for the White House CEQ in the year 2002. Between the years 2005 and 2007, she was working as a Deputy Press Secretary. Later on, from the 27th of March to the 30th of April 2007, she was working as the White House Secretary whereas Tony Snow underwent colon cancer.
On the 31st of August 2007, President George W. Bush announced that Snow would be resigning due to health issues and Perino was to be his replacement. She went on to serve as White House Press Secretary from the 14th of September 2007 until the end of the Bush administration on the month of January 2009. There, she was the first female press secretary in a Republican administration. Additionally, she also spent over seven years in the Bush administration working at the Justice Department and the Council on Environmental Policy.
On the 14th of December 2008, a TV journalist, known as Muntadhar al-Zaidi, threw two shoes at Bush during a Baghdad press conference. Luckily, he was able to successfully dodge both but Perino’s eye was injured by a microphone stand during the commotion surrounding al-Zaidi’s arrest.
Dana Perino dog Jasper
Her dog, Jasper, is said to not only be Perino’s dog but a dog of the state. He was a frequent visitor of the “The Five” and “America’s Newsroom” and the subject of Perino’s book “Let Me Tell You About Jasper” shows. Unfortunately, he passed away over the Labor Day weekend, and people tweeted condolences to Perino and her husband. Perino wrote about Jasper’s passing in an essay posted on Fox News, writing, “There wasn’t a day he didn’t make us laugh out loud, melt my heart, or smooth my rough edges.”
She stated that the cause of Jasper’s death was fast-spreading cancer and wrote on Instagram that she was holding him when he said goodbye, “talking about all the fishing he can do in Heaven.” Jasper died on the 4th of September at 12:40 p.m. at the age of 9.
Is Dana Perino leaving fox news?
Perino works with the Fox news station as a host and has not revealed any information on whether or not she is leaving the station.
Dana Perino Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 2,156,195 followers, around 1,600,000 followers on her Facebook page, and 636,470 followers on her Instagram account.