Damon Gardenhire

Damon Gardenhire is senior program officer at the Walton Family Personal Philanthropy Group, focusing on K-12 philanthropic investments in Oklahoma. He also works with the Walton Family Foundation. Previously, he was a television reporter and anchor who covered the Oklahoma City bombing and its aftermath for several years (including reporting for the Fox News Channel). In addition to his journalism background, he has held a variety of strategic communications and public policy positions in the corporate, healthcare, legal and state government sectors. Mr. Gardenhire’s reporting has also been published in the Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, National Journal and Oklahoma Today magazine. He has been honored with a number of investigative reporting and public relations awards.