Amy-Walter
Amy Walter | Biography

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  • Full Name Amy Walter
  • Occupation Political Journalist
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Virginia, USA
  • Birth Date Oct 19, 1969
  • Age 52 Years, 1 Months
Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of the newsletter The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter

Amy Walter | Biography

Amy Walter gained prominence in 2009 when she was deemed by Washingtonian magazine as one of the '50 Top Journalists in DC'

On 30 July 2021, Amy was announced as the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of The Cook Political Report, and the newsletter was renamed The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter.


Amy Walter is a political journalist known for her work on The Cook Political Report and podcast 'Politics with Amy Walter.'

Who is Amy Walter?

Walters was born on 19 October 1969 in Virginia.

She is an honor graduate from Colby College, who earned a Doctor of Letters in 2017. She went on to become an inaugural fellow at the Political Institute of the University of Chicago.

Walter began her political journalism in 1997 when she joined the newsletter The Cook Political Report. From 1997 to 2007, she worked as a senior editor for the United States House of Representatives.

She gained prominence in 2009 when she was deemed by Washingtonian magazine as one of the '50 Top Journalists in DC.'

Further, Walter occasionally contributed articles to the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times. She also worked as the Editor-in-Chief of the National Journal - The Hotline.

In addition, she was a weekly political analyst of the PBS News Hour show Politics Monday. She was also featured on shows such as Gwen Ifill's Washington Week, CBS' Face the Nation, Fox News' Sunday with Chris Wallace, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell ReportsThe Daily RundownThe Chris Matthews Show, and Meet the Press.

Subsequently, she was also a political director of ABC news. From 2017 to early 2021, she hosted the nationally syndicated political program Politics with Amy Walter on the morning radio news program The Takeaway from WNYC and PRX.

On 30 July 2021, Amy was announced as the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of The Cook Political Report, and the newsletter was renamed as The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter.

Podcast

In June 2021, Walter began her own podcast show Politics with Amy Walter, where she applies and shares her expert analysis on the ongoing political trends.

Is Amy Walter married?

Walter married her longtime girlfriend, Kathryn Hamm, in 2013. Hamm is also a political advocate and author.

Hamm works for WeddingWire and The Knot as an Education Expert and Diversity & Inclusion Specialist. She is the co-author of the book 'The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography.'

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