Hunter Walker (born September 10, 1984) is a reporter from Brooklyn, New York.[1] Currently, Walker is the politics editor[2] for Business Insider. Previously, he was the national affairs reporter for Talking Points Memo[3] and a senior editor at the New York Observer.

Before joining the Observer, Walker was employed by The Daily where he helped launch the gossip section with former Page Six editor Richard Johnson.[4]

Prior to working at The Daily, Walker covered television for[5] During 2008 and 2009 he worked as the Editor of's events newsletter The Press List[6] and as a Contributing Editor for the blogs WebNewser[7] and FishbowlNY.[8] From 2007-2008, he was the Assistant Editor of Gawker Media's urban travel blog Gridskipper.[9]

Walker has also contributed to the web sites of a variety of publications including; the Village Voice,[10]New York Magazine,[11]Forbes,[12]National Geographic,[13] and BlackBook Magazine,.[14] Walker has also written for[15] He is a 2010 graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.[16]

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  1. ^ Walker, Hunter (2008-01-24). "Meet Your Cynics: Hunter Walker". The Cynics' Party. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Hunter Walker". Business Insider. Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  3. ^ "Two New TPMers". Talking Points Memo. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 
  4. ^ Pompeo, Joe (2011-11-19). "Rupert Murdoch's tablet tabloid gearing up for launch". Yahoo. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  5. ^ Alvarez, Alex (2010-05-10). "Hunter Walker Heads To The Wrap". Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  6. ^ "The Press List". Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  7. ^ "WebNewser". Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  8. ^ "FishbowlNY". Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  9. ^ "". Gridskipper. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  10. ^ "Village Voice". Village Voice. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  11. ^ "New York Magazine". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  12. ^ Walker, Hunter (2009-02-18). "Trapped in Facebook". Forbes. Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  13. ^ "Pizza Pilgrimage: Al Forno in Providence". Intelligent Travel. Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  14. ^ "The Yankees Just Might Win The World Series Again". BlackBook Magazine. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  15. ^ "Gawker". Gawker Media. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  16. ^ Ruiz, Rebecca R. (2009-09-03). "Questioning the Return on Educational Investment". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-05-25.