Mary Katharine Ham


Fox News Contributor

Mary Katharine Ham has never been able to find her way entirely out of old media. She’s a staff writer and blogger for the conservative political magazine, the Weekly Standard. She graduated with a degree in Newspaper Journalism from the University of Georgia in 2002, after which she was general assignment reporter for a newspaper in North Carolina, winning two North Carolina Press Association awards for features and sports writing. She headed for Washington, D.C. in 2004, editing a policy magazine for The Heritage Foundation before becoming a columnist and blogger for She also created a weekly videoblog called HamNation, for which she won 2006’s Best Vlog Award from the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet and the 2007 Weblog Award for Video of the Year. She’s now a Staff Writer for the Weekly Standard and a Fox News Contributor, who appears weekly on The O’Reilly Factor.