Xavier Walton joined NewsNation in Fall of 2022 as a Miami-based correspondent.
He moved to Florida from Houston, TX, where he spent three years working for KHOU-TV as an anchor and reporter. While in Houston, Xavier covered several major news events, including the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School, George Floyd’s Funeral, the Derek Chauvin Trial, and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket launches.
Before moving to Houston, Xavier spent time in Charlotte, NC, at WCNC-TV as an anchor and reporter. Prior to Charlotte, Xavier worked for KTWO-TV in Casper, WY. He was named ‘Reporter of the Year’ by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters in 2013. He also took second place in Dancing with the Stars of Casper.
Xavier was born and raised in California. He attended California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA. He earned a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism. While at CLU, he was the starting point guard of the Men’s Basketball Team. Go Kingsmen! He was also News Editor of the school newspaper, The Echo.
Since 2012 Xavier has lived in four states and his Golden Doodle named Arie has been around for three of them. For more pictures of Arie or if you have any questions for Xavier, he’d love to hear from you. Send him an email or reach out on social media.