He has worked as a political consultant, serving political parties and candidates in the United States and abroad, public policy organizations and not-for-profit advocacy groups.


Walter Fields has been an advocate for public education for close to 30 years and has been leading the fight for education equity in his community. Read the New York Times article "A Suburb Believed in Liberal Ideas. Then Came a New Busing Plan" that details the fight in South Orange-Maplewood, New Jersey over equal educational opportunity. 

Walter L. Fields is a 30-year veteran in the fields of journalism, electoral politics, and public policy analyses.

Walter Fields

His portfolio has included projects in Japan, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland. 

Walter Fields has been a journalist, writing and commenting on race and public policy with MSNBC, MSNBC.com, NPR, The Record (Bergen County NJ), The New Jersey Reporter, and City Limits. He currently serves as the Executive Editor of NorthStarNews.com