Kelly, a Georgia native, worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in the early 1990s out of college as a political reporter before entering public radio. At National Public Radio, she specialized in covering security issues and took over as a host of “All Things Considered” in 2018.
Moore, a New York native who died last year of an aggressive brain cancer, worked at WSB-TV for 23 years, including 10 years as a decorated and beloved primary evening anchor.
Spencer, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, joined Fox 5 (WAGA-TV) in 1995 and has been an evening anchor there ever since, winning multiple Southeast Emmys.
Jelks, who graduated Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), joined WSB-TV in 1967 as its first Black reporter and stayed in broadcast TV for nearly a decade before creating WAUC-AM, a station showcasing historically Black colleges and universities and the AUC Digest, a newspaper serving the Atlanta University Center.
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Dick Williams, a Kansas City native, came to Atlanta in 1976 as a news director at WXIA-TV, wrote editorials and columns at the Atlanta Journal and started the weekly panel show “The Georgia Gang,” now a mainstay on Fox 5. Later in his career, he owned local newspaper the Dunwoody Crier.
His wife Rebecca Chase Williams, an award-winning national reporter for ABC News for more than 20 years, helped turn Brookhaven into a city, becoming a city council member, then mayor.
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