Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper that serves the Atlanta metro area. I currently serve as a summer local news intern for the publication.

Atlanta holds first public session for police, fire training facility

Published on July 17, 2021

The Atlanta Police Foundation and APD Urban hosted its first public input session for a proposed police and fire training facility in unincorporated DeKalb County that had received much pushback.

6 arrested as new group pushes city to address needs of Atlanta’s homeless population

Published on July 6, 2021

A new group, the Atlanta Homeless Union, formed on July 5 and protested on City Hall property to raise awareness for unhoused individuals’ needs. Six individuals were arrested.

Return of AJC Peachtree Road Race a turning point in wake of pandemic

Published on July 3, 2021

The return of the annual Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race marked a turning point for the pandemic, considering its virtual format for the first time last year. Thousands of runners, volunteers, and spectators came together to run in person, many unmasked and joyful.

AJC Peachtree Road Race participants blessed in annual tradition

Published on July 3, 2021

An annual tradition returned to the 2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, as the Rev. Sam Candler of the Cathedral of St. Philip blessed runners with holy water as they ran.

Fear, anxiety still linger for metro Atlanta Asian Americans

Published on July 1, 2021

While over three months have passed since six East Asian women were killed around Atlanta, Asian Americans said little changed since then. Many said their fear and exhaustion made them determined to protect themselves using means from increased vigilance to education efforts.

Hawks fans revel in Game 1 win of Eastern Conference Final, await Friday

Published on June 23, 2021

As the Atlanta Hawks entered their first Eastern Conference Finals in years, fans gathered at sports bars to cheer on their team and were thrilled with a close Game 1 win.

Council delays vote on new Atlanta police training center as opposition grows

Published on June 18, 2021

Atlanta city leaders delayed voting on a proposal to build a police training center at the old Atlanta prison farm in south Dekalb County. The hold followed extensive public backlash that involved nearly four hours of public comment and protests at a councilwoman’s home.

Divers find pipe bomb in the chattahoochee river

Published on June 17, 2021

Divers found pipe bombs in the Chattahoochee River for the second time in two weeks.