Andrea Tantaros is national political commentator and columnist on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, CNN, CNBC and MSNBC and often serves as a guest host on Fox News Radio. She is widely known as a communications professional with hard-won experience ranging from high profile political campaigns to media consulting and crisis communications in the private sector.
In 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 Weld opponent, former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, as well as for former Westchester, NY District Attorney Jeanine Pirro against New York Senator Hillary Clinton. Tantaros is also credited with helping former National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Thomas Reynolds secure a narrow re-election victory during the scandal-plagued 2006 election cycle.
Before that Tantaros worked on Capitol Hill where she served as Press Secretary to Republican Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives. During her time with House Leadership, Tantaros was responsible for helping craft and execute the media strategy for the Republican majority. Tantaros also worked at CNN’s Crossfire, for former Reagan pollster Richard Wirthlin, and as Deputy Press Secretary to former Congressman Patrick Toomey.
Tantaros currently is a Vice President with Sloane and Company where she specializes in crisis communications, healthcare, and public affairs clients. Before joining Sloane, she started Andrea Tantaros Media, where she advised Fortune 500 corporations and political campaigns facing reputational challenges on crisis management and media strategy.
A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, she is a graduate of Lehigh University and The Universite de Paris in Paris, France. She is proficient in Spanish, French and Greek and lives in New York City.