Johnny Edwards
Johnny Edwards

Johnny Edwards is a member of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s investigative team, focusing on the private sector and state and federal regulation.

He previously worked in Lynchburg, Va., and Augusta, Ga., and covered the invasion of Iraq as an embedded reporter. 

At the AJC, Edwards’ investigation exposed how several elected officials used their discretionary budgets for personal benefit, triggering an FBI investigation that resulted in criminal charges against a county commissioner and three other people. 

He also served on the team behind the AJC’s Doctors & Sex Abuse project, a Pulitzer finalist, and produced a related podcast series.

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