Digital video editor on Morning Mix Education: University of Maryland, BA in history
Amber Ferguson is the Morning Mix video editor at The Washington Post. She compiles viral and breaking news footage and writes on a variety of topics. Previously, she worked as the associate politics video editor at HuffPost. Ferguson 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.
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