Amara Sohn-Walker (pronunciation: /ˈæmərə/; née Sohn) is an American journalist and news anchor. She currently anchors CNN International's CNN Today with colleague Michael Holmes.
Early life and education
Walker was born and raised outside Los Angeles. In 2003, she graduated from the University of Southern California with a double degree in broadcast journalism and political science.
Walker started her career at KMIR-TV in Palm Springs. In 2005, Walker joined the NBC-owned WTVJ in Miami, Florida where she worked as a news anchor and a general assignment reporter.
In July 2012, Walker transferred her roles as a news anchor and a general assignment reporter to the Fox-owned WFLD in Chicago, Illinois after moving there with her husband. In December 2013, Walker departed WFLD and moved to Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband where she joined CNN International. As of November 2014, Walker co-anchors CNN Today with Michael Holmes.
In April 2012, Walker married plastic surgeon Thomas Walker in Austria. Aside from her native English and Korean, she also speaks Spanish.