Andrea Tantaros currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET). She joined the network as a contributor in 2010.
On The Five, Tantaros is one of seven rotating co-hosts who discuss a variety of topics, including the top stories of the day, pop culture and politics. The Washington Times has said, "Andrea's calm, yet reasoned personality mixed with a quick tongue and biting sense of humor make her a powerful presence."
In addition to her role at FNC, Tantaros served as host of the national radio talk show The Andrea Tantaros Show from 2012-2013, along with writing a syndicated column for the NY Daily News. Throughout her career, she has served in senior communications roles on a number of high-profile political campaigns, including communications director for former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld where she led the media operation against former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. Tantaros is also credited with helping former National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Thomas Reynolds secure a narrow re-election victory during a tumultuous 2006 election cycle.
On Capitol Hill, Tantaros served as press secretary to Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives where she was responsible for helping craft and execute the media strategy for the Republican majority. She also worked for former Reagan pollster Richard Wirthlin and as deputy press secretary to former Congressman Patrick Toomey. Additionally, Tantaros served as a vice president at a public affairs firm in Manhattan where she advised Fortune 500 corporations on crisis management and media strategy and contributed to CNN's Crossfire.
Tantaros received a B.A. in journalism and French from Lehigh University.
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