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Russ Walker

Russ Walker joined PA Post in 2019 as executive editor. He previously worked at KING 5 News, the NBC-affiliated TV station serving Seattle and Western Washington. At KING, Russ oversaw the award-winning investigative unit and managed the newsroom’s daily operations. His background includes stints as an editor for POLITICO,,, American Health Line and U.N. Wire. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Russ and his wife, journalist and cookbook author Kim O’Donnel, live in Lancaster.

Latest by Russ Walker

Pa. legislature is MIA on election fixes

November chaos could be averted with short list of changes
By Russ Walker

How you can spot disinformation online and on social media

Bad actors want to play with your emotions ahead of November election
By Russ Walker

Warning! The 2020 TV ad wars are starting

Sort fact from fiction with these resources
By Russ Walker

Back to school?

Pa.'s higher ed leaders weigh best approaches to fall reopening
By Russ Walker

Restaurants and bars are struggling under Pa.’s coronavirus restrictions

25% capacity rule is untenable; help by wearning a mask!
By Russ Walker

Coronavirus numbers trending in the wrong direction

On bright side, hospitals are far from overwhelmed
By Russ Walker

Trump puts Philadelphia in his crosshairs

City leaders promise to live up to principles enshrined in Declaration and Constitution -- documents forged in Philly
By Russ Walker

Masks work, so stop making such as stink over them

The science is clear, so ignore the denialists
By Russ Walker

On news deserts, hedge funds and the state of our democracy

What do we lose when there's no one holding us accountable?
By Russ Walker

Will there be college football this fall? We may find out today

Power 5 conferences could follow lead of Ivy League
By Russ Walker