Kimberly Atkins Stohr

Kimberly Atkins Stohr

Senior opinion writer and columnist, The Boston Globe; lead columnist for The Emancipator; author, The Emancipator’s newsletter, Unbound; MSNBC contributor; guest host, "On Point;" co-host, Politicon legal news podcast #SistersInLaw.

Kimberly Atkins Stohr is a senior opinion writer and columnist at The Boston Globe. She’s also a lead columnist for The Emancipator, a joint venture by Globe Opinion and the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research that reimagines 19th-century abolitionist newspapers to reframe the current national conversation on racial justice.

Kim is also a contributor to MSNBC, co-host of the weekly Politicon legal news podcast #SistersInLaw, a guest host for the NPR/WBUR-produced news program On Point and authors The Emancipator’s newsletter, Unbound.

Previously, Kim was the first Washington, DC-based news correspondent for WBUR. She has also served as the Boston Herald’s Washington bureau chief, guest host of C-SPAN’s morning call-in show Washington Journal, and a Supreme Court reporter for Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and its sister publications.

She has appeared as a political commentator on a host of national and international television and radio networks, including NPR, KCRW, CNN, Fox News, NBC News, PBS, Sky News (UK), and CBC News (Canada).
Before launching her journalism career, she was a trial and appellate litigation attorney in Boston.

Kimberly is a native of Michigan, and a graduate of Wayne State University, Boston University School of Law and Boston University College of Communication, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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