About Jerad Walker
Production Coordinator / Host and Producer
Born and raised in the traditional music hotbed of Southeast Georgia, Jerad Walker unsurprisingly fell in love with music at an early age– an obsession that has served him well at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country.
Walker moved to Washington, DC in 2008 and subsequently joined the staff of Bluegrass Country. From 2009-July 2011 Jerad served as the Music Content Assistant. In July of 2011, he became the station’s Production Coordinator and now oversees the audio, video, and online production at Bluegrass Country.
Jerad holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs from The University of Georgia and briefly studied comparative political analysis at Oxford University. In addition to his duties at Bluegrass Country, he is a regular contributor to WAMU 88.5′s news broadcast. His stories have appeared on Metro Connection, Morning Edition, and All Things Considered.