Sen. Richard Burr will have a new spokesman next week.
A graduation of the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Walker had worked for sen. Fred Thompson, at federal agencies and for the Republican National Committee before joining Burr's office.
Starting next week, David Ward will be Burr's spokesman.
Ward, a native of Raleigh and a fellow Wake Forest University alum, has worked with Walker on Burr's communications team.
In 2008, he was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill" by a local newspaper.