Amara Walker, a CNN correspondent, has been tapped by CAA to co-host a new weekend morning.
In the year Walker, who joined CNN in 2012, will work alongside colleague Boris Sanchez. The two will also anchor CNN’s Saturday 10 p.m. She is based in CNN’s Atlanta studio and continues to serve as a reporter. The current “New Day” airs on Saturdays from 6 am to 9 pm and Sundays from 6 am to 8 pm.
Walker, as of 2011 He reported on the 2021 Atlanta Spa massacre and hosted a special event called “Afraid: Fear in America’s Communities of Color” with Anderson Cooper, Victor Blackwell and Anna Cabira. In the year In the 2020 presidential election and Georgia Senate runoff, Walker was part of an Election Night team reporting on President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Georgia Secretary of State for alleging baseless fraud.
Walker began her career at CNN as an anchor for CNN International during the ongoing humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela and the June 2019 mass protests against the controversial law in Hong Kong, among other events. In the year In April 2019, she was in the air when the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire.
Walker graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with dual degrees in political science and broadcast journalism and is fluent in Korean and Spanish.
Before joining CNN, Walker served as an anchor and reporter at WFLD in Chicago and WTVJ in Miami.