Shushannah Walshe

Shushannah Walshe

Deputy Political Director

Shushannah Walshe is the Deputy Political Director of ABC News, helping to cover the 2016 presidential election. She has worked here for over five years covering politics and her reporting can be found across all ABC News platforms including providing regular commentary and analysis for ABC News Radio, ABC World News Now, ABC News Live, ABCNews.com, and NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service.

Shushannah is also the co-author of Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar. Previously, she covered breaking news and politics for eight years at the Fox News Channel, was a general assignment reporter at NY1 News, and  has also written about politics for The  Daily Beast, Marie Claire magazine, the New York Daily News, amongst many other publications and online news outlets. She has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and numerous other television outlets.

Shushannah was also a contributor for the second and third seasons of the HBO Aaron Sorkin television show, The Newsroom.