The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is partnering with Report for America to add more journalists to cover topics important to our community.

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Launched in 2017, Report for America is a growing national service program that arranges for journalists to work in local newsrooms to report on undercovered topics and communities.

Timothy Pratt and Donovan Thomas are reporting on the long-term effects of the pandemic in Georgia and the state’s health care infrastructure. Lautaro Grinspanwrites about immigration and daily-life issues within Atlanta's diverse immigrant community.

A photo of Donovan Thomas Donovan Thomas is a 2022 graduate of Howard University, where he studied journalism and Spanish, was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper. He’s interned at the Washington Post and The New York Times. He has four brothers and is originally from New Orleans. He will be reporting on the long-term effects of the pandemic in Georgia and the state’s health care infrastructure.

A photo of Timothy Pratt Timothy Pratt has reported for the last 25 years, in English and Spanish, from Latin America and the U.S., on a range of subjects – including immigration, education, elections and voter suppression, race, homelessness, poverty, LGBTQ issues, science, culture and soccer. His work has appeared in dozens of outlets, including the New York Times, the Guardian, the Atlantic, AP and Reuters and Esquire. He is also a writing coach and editor. He will be reporting on the long-term effects of the pandemic in Georgia and the state’s health care infrastructure.

A photo of Lautaro Grinspan Lautaro Grinspan writes about immigration and daily-life issues within Atlanta's diverse immigrant community for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Before joining the AJC, he was a bilingual reporter at the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. He is originally from Argentina.

A photo of Kevin Riley

“Report for America has an important mission boosting the number of reporters around the country and in states where more are needed, such as Georgia. We look forward to bringing our readers the important work of these journalists.”

Kevin G. Riley, Editor