Deputy White House Press Secretary Dana Perino at a press briefing
Dana Perino (born May 9, 1972) was President George W. Bush's last White House Press Secretary. On September 14, 2007, she replaced Tony Snow after Snow stepped down from that position.
Before joining the White House staff, Perino worked as a television reporter, as an aide to members of Congress, in public affairs at a technology company, and as a spokesperson for the Department of Justice. In the White House, prior to becoming Press Secretary, she served as Director of Communications for the Council on Environmental Quality and as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary.
She is currently a political commentator on Fox News. In November of 2009, President Barack Obama appointed her to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. She has not yet been confirmed by the Senate.
- ↑ http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/08/20070831-6.html
- ↑ http://rncnyc2004.blogspot.com/2007/03/dana-m-perino-biography.html