Ashley Parker Biography – Ashley Parker wiki
Ashley Parker (born Ashley Rebecca Parker) is an American journalist. She is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. Previously, she was a White House reporter for The Post. She joined The Post in 2017, after 11 years at the New York Times, where she covered the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns and Congress, among other things. Parker is also an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.
Parker was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, and attended Bethesda’s Walt Whitman High School. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in English (Creative Writing concentration) and Communications, in 2015. She had been a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, and during her senior year, was awarded the Nora Magid Mentorship Prize in writing. Parker also completed internships with The New York Sun and the Gaithersburg Gazette, which is owned by The Washington Post. She served as a features editor and writer at both 34th Street Magazine and The Daily Pennsylvanian, the independent student newspaper for the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
After college, Parker interned at the Gaithersburg Gazette and reported on local government, including city planning meetings. She worked as a researcher for Maureen Dowd, a columnist for The New York Times. She appeared and continues to appear on Washington Week on PBS, and she has also written for The New York Times Magazine. She covers many Republican Party candidates, elected officials, and topics. She also covers routine New York City topics and the White House. She also covered Chelsea Clinton’s wedding for The New York Times.
She was part of the reporting team at The Washington Post that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2018 on coverage of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections. On September 7, 2019, Donald Trump called Parker in a tweet a “nasty lightweight reporter” and called for banning her from the White House. Parker’s photographs have appeared in Vanity Fair, and her writing has appeared in other publications, including The New York Sun, Glamour, The Huffington Post, Washingtonian, Chicago Magazine, and Life magazine.
Ashley Parker Age
She was born on September 15, 1982, in Bethesda, Maryland, United States.
Ashley Parker Parents
Ashley Parker’s parents are Bruce J. Parker and Betty A. Parker. Her father is the former president and chief executive of Environmental Industries Association, a trade association in Washington while her mother works as a gardener and pruner in the Washington area.
Ashley Parker Husband
She is married to her husband Michael Charles Bender. Her husband is a White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal. The couple met in 2015 while covering national politics they started in 2017. They were married on June 16, 2018, at their home in Washington.
Ashley Parker Children
Parker and her husband have a daughter, Mazarine, born in November of 2018. She is stepmother to Bender’s daughter from a previous marriage.
Ashley Parker Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of $85 thousand.
Ashley Parker Net Worth
Ashley Parker’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
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