• Amy Walter


    Amy Walter is host of The Takeaway, Fridays. She is National Editor at the non-partisan Cook Political Report and a regular contributor to the PBS…

  • Jay Cowit

    technical director

    Jay has been with The Takeaway since its on-air inception in 2008, and has been the Show Director, Technical Director, and sound designer since…

  • Amber Hall


    Amber Hall is the senior producer for The Takeaway. In third grade, Amber anchored the nightly news from behind a makeshift desk in her parents’…

  • Polly Irungu


    Multimedia journalist, digital editor, and photographer Polly Irungu is the founder of

  • Vince Fairchild


    Vince Fairchild is a broadcast engineer for The Takeaway. He has been slinging microphones and turning knobs with the show since April 2008.…

  • Patricia Yacob

    associate producer

    I'm originally from Northern California, but I moved to Washington, DC in 2010 to attend university. I've had the opportunity to work for Al…