Gary Dietrich graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California with an emphasis in domestic and international affairs, and received his master’s degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He was awarded a prestigious California State Senate Fellowship, served as a staff member to the California Assembly and the state Senate, and has worked on campaigns from legislative to presidential. He now serves as a widely-respected, nonpartisan broadcast political analyst and has appeared on state, national and international radio and television.

He is an accomplished professional speaker, having addressed thousands of youth and adults regarding the impact of politics, public policy, and government on their lives, their state, and their nation and what they can do to bring positive and effective change.


Recent Articles
  • Trump’s Choice for Supreme Court

    Political analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio to talk all about President Trump’s nomination for Supreme Court – Judge Neil Gorsuch.

  • Trump Holds Press Conference Before Inauguration

    Political analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio chatting with Simone and Mae about Donald Trumps latest press conference and his relationship with media as well as Jerry Brown’s California budget.

  • California Politics

    FOX40’s political analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio to talk about the latest in California politics.

  • Donald Trump Wins the Presidential Race

    FOX40’s Political Analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio with Paul and Mae discussing what is next for America now that Donald Trump has been elected. Major propositions have passed in California; Gary has the details.

  • Vice Presidential Debate is Coming Up

    FOX40 Political Analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio with Simone and Mae to talk about the upcoming  vice president debate and Congress overriding Obama’s 9/11 Bill veto.

  • First 2016 Presidential Debate Recap

    FOX40’s Political Analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio to recap the highlights of Monday night’s debate between Clinton and Trump.

  • Presidential Debate Preview

    Political analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio with a preview of the upcoming presidential debate between Clinton and Trump.

  • Upcoming Debate Between Trump, Clinton

    Political analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio with Bethany and Mae to discuss the upcoming debate between Clinton and Trump. Polls are showing the two candidates are really close.

  • Trump Goes to Mexico

    FOX40’s Political Analyst Gary Dietrich is in the studio to talk politics. Trump in Mexico: Did it make him look presidential? Sports and Politics: Colin Kaepernick, is he starting a movement?