Charles F. McElwee

Charles F. McElwee is the founding editor of RealClearPennsylvania. He was previously an editor at City Journal. His writing has appeared at City Journal, RealClearPolitics, The Atlantic, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among other publications.

McElwee was the inaugural John Farley Memorial Fellow (2020-2021), part of the Robert Novak fellowship program. He previously worked in government affairs in Harrisburg, and the economic-development sector in Hazleton, where he spearheaded revitalization projects, from downtown renewal to neighborhood-improvement efforts.

McElwee has a B.A. in history from Lebanon Valley College, where he is an adjunct professor, and an M.P.A. in public administration from the University of Pennsylvania. Follow him on Twitter at @CFMcElwee.