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Amber Walker

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Madison, WI
K-12 Education Reporter — The Capital Times
Covers:  education, race, popular culture, gender

K-12 Ed reporter @CapTimes. Proud @TFAMiamiDade and @OberlinCollege alum. Southside CHI til I die. #IssaHive for life. Opinions are mine. RTs ≠ endorsements.

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Biography

Amber C. Walker is a reporter at the Capital Times. She covers K-12 education for schools in the Madison, Wisconsin area. Before coming to the Cap Times, Walker interned with Madison365. Her freelance work has been published in The Huffington Post, The Madison Times, Umoja Magazine and Pass the C...

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Some big changes to MMSD schools and other buildings may be on the horizon for 2020.  https://twitter.com/kdeanct/status/940604048079835136 
RT @WesleyLowery: In addition to covering the civil rights movement for Ebony and Jet, Simeon Booker was the first black person to wo…
RT @ZivaBranstetter: Proud of you @bmyeung for your @reveal work uncovering abuse of some of the most vulnerable women in our country.  https://twitter.com/newshour/status/938919593124421632 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I freelanced here and there for a few years. I would wax poetic on my Tumblr and Huff Po picked up a piece. After that, I was hooked.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I spent a lot of time at my local public library growing up. I am sure I have a piece or two produced via typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

There is an overwhelming amount of information and it's easier for people to stay in their bubbles, despite hyper-connectivity.