SANDY RIOS

Sandy Rios is the Vice President of Family-Pac Federal, a FOX News Contributor, a conservative columnist and host of Sandy Rios in the Morning on AFR Talk.


Family-Pac Federal is a national conservative political action committee which focuses on both economic and social issues and works to support such candidates as Marco Rubio, Jim DeMint, Tom Coburn and Michele Bachmann.


Sandy Rios joined the Fox News Channel as a contributor in 2005. She has appeared on the O'Reilly Factor, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Neil Cavuto, and is a regular with Megyn Kelly. Whether defending America's Military, advocating for religious freedom, analyzing presidential politics, or the social and moral dilemmas of the day, Sandy brings her unique perspective to a wide variety of issues.


Sandy writes commentary for The Daily Caller, Townhall.com, RealClear Politics and Onenewsnow.com. She is the former President of Culture Campaign and was ten years the host of the Sandy Rios Show in Chicago where she interviewed newsmakers and pundits like Ann Coulter, Steve Forbes, Ambassador John Bolton, Juan Williams, Bill Krystol, congressmen, and presidential candidates. The National Religious Broadcasters chose Sandy the 2010 Radio Personality of the Year. She has received an Angel Award, a TESLA, and seven Silver Microphone Awards for her work in radio.


As the former President of Concerned Women For America, the nation's largest public policy women's organization, Sandy hosted a nationally syndicated radio show that covered the White House, Supreme Court, Justice and State Departments. She frequently appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, and guest hosted CNN's Crossfire.


Formerly Chairman of the North Korea Freedom Coalition, Sandy has done investigative work in China, Vietnam, North Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, the Soviet Union, and India. She lived in Berlin, Germany for two years.


Sandy is married to an FBI Special Agent. She has a son who is a pastor, married to an artist who together have a boy named Moses and a baby girl named Cates. Sandy's daughter, Sasha, severely disabled since birth, passed away in 2009. Sandy was a professional musician and singer before embarking on her career in radio and television.

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