John Walker

Website Coordinator

John Walker began at Media General in 2005 as the online producer for WJTV News Channel 12 in Jackson, Miss. before relocating to Opelika, Ala. in March of 2008. He is currently the website coordinator for and

Walker oversees online multimedia content for the sites and works with other news properties in sharing content. He has run production of various weekly video projects involving talent from the newspaper including sports, news, and community.

[AL-E 0301] - Epiphany LIII: Website Coordinator, John Walker,, The Opelika-Auburn News, Opelika, Ala. (1:43)

John Walker learned about the power and purpose of journalism at his college radio station. Tornadoes began popping up all around his community one day and he quickly realized the unique role radio can play when other news media are disabled.