2023 Spirit of Volunteerism Honoree

Published: April 13, 2023


Honoree’s Name: Theresa Walker

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Theresa Walker has been a staff writer at the Orange County Register since 1992. She was a reporter and editor at the San Bernardino Sun from 1986 to 1992. She has a communications degree from Cal State Dominguez Hills. Theresa retired from the Register in December 2021.

Theresa has taken great care with her stories and narratives and has been a gift to the community over the years.  Her grace and attention to detail is unmatched.  Theresa has informed and educated her readers on important issues of the day; engaging readers with Calls to Action.  Orange County has been strengthened and enhanced thanks to Theresa’s story telling.

Notable Awards and Expertise
Award: California News Publishers Association 1st Place Profile Story, 2018
Expertise: Homelessness
Expertise: Nonprofit Organizations