Ashley Parker Biography
Ashley Parker is a famous American journalist from Bethesda, Maryland. She is a White House reporter for The Washington Post and Senior political analyst at MSNBC. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was previously a political reporter for The New York Times. Parker has also done some writing and editing work at The Daily Pennsylvanian. The proficient writer has also written some of the best articles for The New York Sun.
Ashley Parker Age
The dextrous journalist was born in 1982 in Bethesda, Maryland. She is 37 years old as of 2019.
Ashley Parker Family| Parents
Parker is the daughter of Bruce Parker and Betty Parker. Her dad was the founder and the president of the Environmental Industries Association, a trade association based in Washington D.C. On the other hand, her mother served as a Gardner in Washington. She has a sister called Justine Parker. Her immediate family still resides in Maryland.
Ashley Parker Husband | Fiancee
Ashley dated and married Michael Bender. Michael is a White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal. The couple dated for a while before they eventually settled down and tied the knot on the 16th of June 2018. Her facial reactions to a Sean Spicer press briefing was turned into a meme that went viral for days.
Ashley Parker New Baby| Washington Post Baby
Michael and Ashley welcomed their first child together in November 2018. The daughter’s name is not available in the public domain but will be updated as soon as it is available.
Ashley Parker Education
Parker was a bright student, she completed her elementary studies at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda. She then went to La Universidad de Sevilla in Spain. From there she proceeded to the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications.
Ashley Parker Career
Her career debut was through her mandatory internship at The New York Sun and the Gaithersburg Gazette. She had also done some writing and editorial work for her university’s independent magazine, The Daily Pennsylvanian. She also had the same role at 34th Street Magazine.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she interned at the Gaithersburg Gazette. While there she worked as a reporter especially, on local government, including city planning meetings. The fluent journalist worked as a researcher for Maureen Dowd, a columnist for The New York Times.
Ashley Parker Washington Post
She is actively and prominently featured on Washington Week on PBS. Due to her influential writing skill, her writing has also appeared on The New York Times Magazine. Ashley as a writer doesn’t focus on one niche, she is a versatile writer who has covered several Republican Party candidates, election topics and the elected officials. She frequently writes about relevant New York topics as well as covering the White House.
Ashley Parker Chelsea Wedding
She made a superb coverage of the wedding ceremony of Chelsea Clinton for the New York Times. Chelsea is the only child of Bill Clinton, former US President. Chealse was settling down and solemnizing her marriage with Mark Mezvinsky in 2010.
Ashley Parker Vanity Fair Images
Her images have appeared in Vanity Fair while her writings have been featured in several authoritative magazines such as amour, The Huffington Post, Washingtonian, Chicago Magazine, and Life magazine.
Ashley Parker Net Worth| Salary
According to some reports, the average salary of a Washington Post reporter is $85,601 and varies from $45,720 – $172,343. With this salary, she has a considerable net worth which is still under review. Since she also worked as a researcher for Maureen Dowd, a columnist for The New York Times, this might have contributed to an increase in her net worth.