Amber Ferguson is the Local video editor at The Washington Post. She compiles viral and breaking news footage and writes on a variety of topics. Previously, she spent 18 months working overnights on the Morning Mix team. Before coming to The Post, Amber was the Politics video editor at HuffPost. She covered the 2016 presidential election and President Barack Obama's responses to gun violence. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she studied history and minored in U.S. Latino/a Studies.