As a congressional reporter for Newsweek, Ramsey walks the halls of the U.S. Capitol building each day, covering the country's biggest political stories.
Prior to Newsweek, Ramsey was a multimedia reporter and anchor covering local government for the NPR and PBS affiliate WUFT News in Gainesville, Florida. As a multimedia journalist, Ramsey produced news for TV, radio and online. He covered everything from politics, general enterprise stories and investigations, including one that discovered multiple county animal shelters continued to euthanize hundreds--sometimes thousands--of animals each year. While at WUFT, Ramsey also helped produce the award-winning investigative docu-series "Locked Out: Florida," which sought to uncover the struggles Florida felons face when reentering society.
In the summer of 2017, Ramsey was a correspondent for USA Today College where he covered national and international stories on higher education news. He covered breaking news, enterprise and feature stories for USATC until the division was disbanded by USA Today's parent company, Gannett, in fall 2017.
Thanks to his reporting at WUFT and USA Today College, in 2019 Ramsey won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for best News Series about the 2018 hurricane season, was part of the Locked Out: Florida team that won a regional Murrow award for Excellence in Innovation and helped produce a Hearst award-winning investigative story on euthanization rates at county animal shelters in North Central Florida. In 2018, Ramsey was the Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 winner for online videography of white nationalist Richard Spencer's visit to UF, a top ten national finalist for the 2018 Hearst awards and winner of the 2017-18 Barbara Frye Scholarship for aspiring journalists.
In the spring of 2018, Ramsey graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in broadcast and digital journalism. He currently resides in Washington while reporting for Newsweek.
Newsweek's Ramsey Touchberry Interviews with Bold TV About the July 2018 Trump-Putin Summit
July 20, 2018
Ramsey appeared on the digital news network Bold TV July 20, 2018, to discuss the fallout of the Trump-Putin summit and his story of former CIA Director John Brennan's belief that the private one-on-one meeting between the two world leaders was most likely secretly recorded by the Russian president.
Cuba in Photos: A Trip Back in Time (2017)