Walker Simmons

Walker is originally from Carmel, Indiana, and joined the News 2 team in June 2023 as a reporter.

After moving to Charleston, Walker has quickly become a fan of the food, great views, and of course, the friendly community.

Walker graduated from Carmel High School in 2019 and discovered the impact journalism and informing others have. He attended Syracuse University and majored in Broadcast Journalism at the Newhouse School of Public Communications.

During his time at Syracuse University, Walker was a part of the student television station (CitrusTV) where he hosted different shows. Walker had the opportunity to create the first student-run late-night talk show on campus during his time at Syracuse as well.

Since graduating in 2023, Walker has joined the News 2 team as a reporter. His favorite part of the job is meeting new people every day while helping tell stories that may go unheard, all through the power of storytelling.

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