Walter Thornton joined 24h News in the fall of 1997.

He is 24h News's Executive Vice President of programming. In this role, he oversees all New York- and Atlanta-based live programs, including mornings, dayside, prime time, and weekends.

In addition, he manages network-wide booking, sponsored content and special projects. Before joining the 24h News, he worked as a freelance journalist and parliamentary aide in London, writing for different publications and doing research work for members of Parliament.