Dana Perino joined FOX News Channel (FNC) as a contributor in 2009 and currently co-anchors the morning news program America’s Newsroom and serves as co-host of The Five. She is also the host of Dana Perino’s Book Club on FNC’s online streaming service, FOX Nation. Perino has played a prominent role in FNC’s election and political coverage throughout her time at the network, contributing to FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage which garnered the highest ratings for election night cable news history with 14.1 million viewers and providing political analysis following the presidential debates of the 2020 election and throughout the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Prior to joining FNC, Perino served as the White House press secretary for President George W. Bush, where she was the first female press secretary in a Republican administration. She spent over seven years in the Bush administration working at the Justice Department and the Council on Environmental Policy. She was appointed to the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors in 2010 by President Obama, where she served for three years following her confirmation by the United States Senate. Previously, she worked on Capitol Hill, in a private practice public relations firm and as a reporter in Illinois and Colorado. A graduate of Colorado State University-Pueblo with a degree in Mass Communications, Perino went on to receive a Masters in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield.