Adrian Walker

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Adrian Walker
Occupation Columnist

Adrian Walker is an African-American metro columnist for The Boston Globe.[1] His column appears in the Metro section of the Globe on Mondays and Fridays.

Career[edit]

Walker began working as a Metro columnist in 1998. At The Boston Globe he is responsible for covering local and regional news along with society and culture.[2] He contributed to The Boston Globe's coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, for which the Globe won a Pulitzer Prize in 2014. Prior to becoming a columnist, he covered local news as well as state and local politics. He was also the paper's deputy political editor from 1995 to 1997.

Controversy[edit]

On March 2, 2008, he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. The charges were dismissed after Walker served one year of probation.[3]

A native of Miami, Walker began his career at The Miami News, which folded in 1988.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Adrian Walker - Columnist - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Columnist Walker arraigned on OUI - Boston.com

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