Linn Washington Jr.


Linn Washington Jr. is an award-winning journalist who specializes in analytical/investigative coverage of issues involving social justice, race-based inequities, the news media, and law. His reporting has included news coverage from four of the world’s seven continents. Washington’s news career spanned positions from reporter to executive editor. 

As a faculty member in Temple University’s Department of Journalism, Washington regularly teaches skills courses in reporting and writing.

He co-founded the Journalism Department’s, the acclaimed hyper-local news site. Student work during Washington’s tenure earned over 50 regional and national journalism awards, including a number of awards for best college news website.

Headshot of Linn Washington wearing glasses and a collared shirt