Kiron Skinner Biography
Kiron Skinner, born Kiron Kanina Skinner, is a Fox News Channel contributor and former Director of Policy Planning at the US Department of State under the Trump administration. She contributes to FOX News Media platforms with opinions on national and international affairs.
Kiron Skinner Age
Skinner is 61 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday every year.
Kiron Skinner Height
Skinner stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (1.67 m).
Kiron Skinner Family
Skinner was born in Chicago and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. However, she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Kiron has any siblings.
Kiron Skinner Husband
Skinner is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Kiron Skinner Net worth
Skinner has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through his career as a journalist.
Kiron Skinner Salary
Skinner earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Kiron Skinner Education
Skinner attended Sacramento City College where he earned an associate degree in communication s in 1979. She later attended Spelman College after she won the Harry. Truman Scholarship. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She attended Harvard University where she earned an MA and PhD degrees in political science and international relations. Skinner later received an honorary doctor of law degree from Molloy College, Long Island.
Kiron Skinner Career
Skinner is a Fox News Channel contributor and former Director of Policy Planning at the US Department of State under the Trump administration. She joined FOX News Channel as a contributor in October 2019 and contributes to a variety of FOX News Media platforms, providing opinions on national and international events. Skinner was Director of the Office of Policy Planning and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State at the US Department of State before rejoining the network.
She is also the Taube Professor of International Relations and Politics at Carnegie Mellon University, in addition to her work at FNC. She oversees the Center for International Relations and Politics, the Institute for Politics and Strategy, the Institute for Strategic Analysis, and the Washington Semester Program at the university in this capacity. She is also a visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, and a W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
Skinner has worked on a number of federal government boards over the course of her career, with a concentration on foreign and defense policy. She served as a foreign policy adviser or surrogate for George W. Bush, Newt Gingrich, Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, and Donald Trump during their presidential campaigns. She was a member of the Trump Transition Team’s executive committee.
Skinner is well-versed in international politics and relations. Reagan, In His Own Hand (2001) and Reagan, A Life in Letters (2003), both coauthored by her, were New York Times bestsellers. Reagan, In His Own Hand was published in the New York Times Magazine and earned the Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Book Award.
The Los Angeles Times named Reagan, A Life in Letters one of the finest books of 2003, and it was the cover story of Time magazine on September 29, 2003. It was also the topic of an editorial written by the New York Times editorial board on September 29, 2003. CNN.com, Forbes.com, Foreign Policy.com, National Review Online, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post have all published her opinion writings.
Kiron Skinner Books
- Reagan, In His Own Hand (2001)
- Reagan, A Life in Letters (2003) were New York Times bestsellers.
Kiron Skinner Awards
Reagan, In His Own Hand won her the Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Book Award
Kiron Skinner Fox News
Skinner works at Fox News alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Ashley Strohmier