“Janel is respected in our newsroom for the integrity, skill and experience she brings to her work. She balances urgency with close attention to detail and knows how to bring out the best in reporters,” said Leroy Chapman Jr., editor-in-chef. “She is going to play a pivotal role in our newsroom as we rapidly launch several new initiatives.”
Her previous journalism experience includes working as a reporter for The Gazette in Montgomery County, Maryland and The Memphis Flyer in Tennessee. Davis’s degree in mass communications is from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge.
“I care deeply about Atlanta, and I understand the important role the AJC plays to make this city and region a great place to live,” Davis said. “I’m excited to help share in the future of the AJC, and I’m looking forward to working with the colleagues I’ve known and admired for so long, as well as new ones.”
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