Mary Katharine Ham is a nationally prominent journalist, author and speaker. As a CNN Political Commentator, she brings conservative perspective mixed with a humorous take on politics and pop culture. She was formerly of Fox News from 2007-2015.

In 2016, she moderated an ABC News 2016 GOP presidential primary debate in New Hampshire, which featured nine candidates. Ham is the co-author with Guy Benson of “End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun)”

Ham is a die hard UGA football fan and a proud Southern gal who is close to her family in North Carolina. She lives with her husband, three daughters, and a very energetic Belgian Malinois named Scout in Virginia.