Amber Ferguson

Washington, D.C.

Local video producer

Education: University of Maryland, BA in history

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.
Latest from Amber Ferguson

    Congressional leaders clash on voting rights legislation

    House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.), Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and others stood strong on their positions regarding voting rights bills.

    January 16, 2022

      Messy wintery mix expected to hit D.C. region during MLK weekend

      The Washington region is under a winter storm watch ahead of a Jan. 16 storm expected to bring snow, sleet and rain. Here’s what you need to know.

      January 14, 2022

        Winter weather blankets D.C. region in snow

        A winter storm dumped several inches of snow across the D.C. region on Jan. 3.

        January 3, 2022

          Omicron variant disrupts SNL final show of 2021

          Paul Rudd hosted “Saturday Night Live” with no live audience and a limited cast and crew on Dec. 18 due to to the recent spike of coronavirus cases.

          December 19, 2021

            World reacts to travel restrictions as new omicron variant spreads

            The United States and several other countries imposed travel restrictions on South Africa and other African countries after the omicron variant was discovered.

            November 27, 2021

              This one-legged Virginia turkey got saved in time for Thanksgiving

              Bunnie, a one-legged six-pound turkey, was rescued and sent to Peaceful Fields Sanctuary in Winchester, Va.

              November 23, 2021

                Heavy winds and flooding bear down on New Orleans as Hurricane Ida nears

                Hurricane Ida rapidly intensified into a Category 4 storm on Aug. 29 and was set to make landfall in southeast Louisiana.

                August 29, 2021

                The people left out of the infrastructure deal

                The infrastructure bill making its way through the Senate doesn’t include money for caregivers. Today, we dive into what it’s like to take care of a partner who has a disability and to often not get compensated for that labor.

                August 6, 2021