Russ Walker, Executive Editor

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

The unelected force behind Pa.’s drug treatment policy

Influential lobbyist Deb Beck has her critics
By Russ Walker

Defiant in face of impeachment, Trump and Pence bring reelection campaign to central Pa.

The president urged the crowd to turn out in next year’s election, promising that if they did he and Mike Pence would win Pennsylvania again, “but even bigger.”

By Katie Meyer, Ed Mahon and Russ Walker

Lessons in journalism from Mr. Rogers

By Russ Walker

Tuesday is Election Day!

By Russ Walker

On impeachment, Pa. House members are evenly split

Representatives toe the party line on key vote
By Russ Walker

National matching gift campaign supports nonpartisan media like PA Post

Now through Dec. 31, your contributions are matched three times
By Russ Walker

Updated: October 8, 2019 | 5:40 pm

Can the impeachment inquiry proceed without a House vote?

News Analysis
By Russ Walker