Tony Snow

Radio personality, Politician

1955 – 2008

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Who was Tony Snow?

Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow was an American journalist, political commentator, television news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host, musician, and the third White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush. Snow also worked for President George H. W. Bush as chief speechwriter and Deputy Assistant of Media Affairs. He served as White House Press Secretary from May 2006 until his resignation effective September 2007.

Between his two White House stints, Snow was a broadcaster and newspaper columnist. After years of regular guest-hosting for The Rush Limbaugh Show and providing news commentary for National Public Radio, he launched his own talk radio program, The Tony Snow Show, which went on to become nationally syndicated. He was also a regular personality on Fox News Channel since 1996, hosting Fox News Sunday and Weekend Live, and often substituting as host of The O'Reilly Factor. In April 2008, Snow briefly joined CNN as a commentator. He also made several notable speeches, including keynote addresses at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2007 and 2008.

In his journalistic and governmental capacities, Snow generally supported conservative causes.

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Born
Jun 1, 1955
Berea
Also known as
  • Robert Anthony Snow
  • Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Davidson College
  • University of Chicago
Employment
  • Newscaster, Fox News Channel
Lived in
  • Kentucky
  • Cincinnati
Died
Jul 12, 2008
Georgetown

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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