Tara Setmayer

Tagline: Current Affairs

Talent Highlights

  • CNN Political Commentator
  • Named one of “Top 20 Election Coverage Stars” by Vulture.com in 2016
  • Advocate for Protecting democratic Norms, Institutions and Ideals

Keynote Topics

  • Stand Up and Be Heard. The Importance of Living the Legacy
  • Principle Vs. Party
  • The Dangers of Demagoguery
  • The Future of Principled Conservatism
  • Speaking Truth to Power in a Time of Universal Deceit
  • The Role of Women in Politics

Travels from:

  • Washington, DC

Fee Range:

  • Fees* On Request




Tara Setmayer is a distinguished political analyst, commentator, and former CNN political contributor renowned for her insightful commentary and deep understanding of American politics. With a career spanning over two decades, Setmayer has established herself as a trusted voice in the media landscape, offering astute analysis on a wide range of political issues. Her expertise, […]

Tara Setmayer is a distinguished political analyst, commentator, and former CNN political contributor renowned for her insightful commentary and deep understanding of American politics. With a career spanning over two decades, Setmayer has established herself as a trusted voice in the media landscape, offering astute analysis on a wide range of political issues.

Her expertise, coupled with her engaging speaking style, makes her an ideal choice for keynote addresses, panel discussions, and corporate events. As a sought-after speaker, Tara Setmayer brings a unique perspective and unparalleled insight to the stage.

Tara Setmayer Biography:

Born and raised in New Jersey, Tara Setmayer developed a passion for politics and public service from an early age. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut, where she honed her skills in political analysis and communication.

Setmayer’s career in politics began on Capitol Hill, where she served as Communications Director for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Press Secretary for Congresswoman Jean Schmidt. Her experience navigating the complexities of Washington, D.C., laid the foundation for her future endeavors in political commentary and analysis.

Setmayer’s media career took off when she joined CNN as a political commentator, where she provided expert analysis on a wide range of topics, including national elections, congressional affairs, and the intersection of politics and culture. Her incisive commentary and fearless advocacy for conservative principles earned her widespread acclaim and established her as a prominent voice in American media.

Setmayer’s contributions to CNN, along with her frequent appearances on other major networks, solidified her reputation as a respected commentator with a keen understanding of the political landscape.

In addition to her media work, Tara Setmayer is also an accomplished writer and speaker. She is a contributor to The Hill, providing insightful commentary on current events and political developments. Tara Setmayer commentary has been featured in various media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Politico.

As a speaker, she captivates audiences with her compelling insights, engaging storytelling, and unwavering commitment to truth and integrity.

Areas of Expertise:

  1. Political Analysis: With her extensive experience in Washington, D.C., and her deep understanding of political dynamics, Tara Setmayer offers unparalleled insight into the intricacies of American politics. She provides in-depth analysis of electoral trends, legislative developments, and the broader political landscape, helping audiences navigate the complexities of the political world.
  2. Conservative Commentary: As a passionate advocate for conservative principles, Setmayer brings a unique perspective to discussions on policy, governance, and ideology. Her commentary is informed by a commitment to fiscal responsibility, limited government, and individual liberty, making her a compelling voice for conservative values in the media and beyond.
  3. Media Relations: Having worked as a communications director and press secretary on Capitol Hill, Setmayer possesses a wealth of experience in media relations and strategic communication. She offers valuable insights into effective messaging, media strategy, and crisis management, helping organizations navigate the ever-evolving media landscape.
  4. Intersection of Politics and Culture: Setmayer’s analysis goes beyond the realm of traditional politics, encompassing the broader intersection of politics and culture. She explores how cultural trends, social movements, and demographic shifts shape the political landscape, offering a nuanced understanding of contemporary issues and challenges.
  5. Civility and Bipartisanship: In an era of deep political polarization, Setmayer advocates for civility, dialogue, and bipartisanship as essential pillars of democracy. She emphasizes the importance of bridging divides, finding common ground, and fostering constructive dialogue, inspiring audiences to engage in civil discourse and constructive problem-solving.

Why Book Tara Setmayer as a Keynote Speaker through Speakers Inc:

  1. Expertise and Authority: Tara Setmayer’s extensive experience in politics, media, and public speaking positions her as an authoritative voice on a wide range of topics. As a keynote speaker represented by Speakers Inc, Setmayer brings a wealth of expertise and insight to the stage, offering audiences a unique perspective on the most pressing issues of our time.
  2. Engaging and Dynamic Presentations: Setmayer’s dynamic speaking style, coupled with her compelling storytelling and sharp wit, captivates audiences and keeps them engaged from start to finish. Whether delivering a keynote address, participating in a panel discussion, or leading a workshop, she delivers impactful presentations that leave a lasting impression on attendees.
  3. Relevance and Timeliness: Setmayer’s commentary is rooted in current events and informed by her deep understanding of the political landscape. As a keynote speaker, she addresses timely topics and pressing issues, providing audiences with fresh insights and actionable takeaways that are relevant to their lives and work.
  4. Inspiration and Empowerment: Setmayer’s passion for public service, commitment to conservative principles, and advocacy for civility and bipartisanship inspire audiences to engage in meaningful dialogue, take informed action, and make a positive difference in their communities and beyond. Her motivational speeches empower individuals to become agents of change and catalysts for progress.
  5. Professionalism and Reliability: As a seasoned media professional and public speaker, Tara Setmayer demonstrates professionalism, integrity, and reliability in all her engagements. She works closely with event organizers to understand their objectives, tailor her presentations to meet their needs, and ensure a seamless and successful event experience.

In summary, Tara Setmayer is a highly respected political analyst, commentator, and keynote speaker whose expertise, insight, and passion for public service make her a compelling choice for a wide range of events and audiences. Represented by Speakers Inc, Setmayer offers engaging presentations that inform, inspire, and empower attendees, leaving a lasting impact on individuals and organizations alike.

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