Keith Runyon

Retired editorial page editor, The Courier-Journal

Keith L. Runyon was an award-winning writer and editor for The Courier-Journal and Louisville Times in Louisville, Ky., from 1969 until his retirement in 2012. For most of his career he was an editor of opinion, serving on the editorial board from 1977 until his retirement. He is also a lawyer (University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, 1982). He now is a frequent commentator on Louisville Public Media (, and a consultant on many civic endeavors.