Videographers capture steady drumbeat of news of 2020

Behind the lens 2020: The Horne Brothers

The visual coverage of 2020 wasn’t limited to photography. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a robust video team, lead by Ryon Horne and Tyson Horne as well as the photographers, who documented the steady charge of news this year.

See and hear the quiet streets of metro Atlanta as it abruptly shut down during the early days of COVID-19.

See the complex emotion behind the racial justice protests that seized Metro Atlanta for weeks.

Hear from protesters, including a teen who worked with the police to conduct a protest rally.

See the events leading up to the death of Rayshard Brooks as well as the chaos after his death by police.

See the celebration and anger when President-elect Joe Biden was declared the winner.

One of the moments of 2020 that stands out for the Horne Brothers was covering civil rights icon John Lewis’ funeral services, including his final trip across the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Ala. Lewis’ services encapsulated the visual team coming together to take command of an event that was singular to metro Atlanta.

One of the crowning achievements of the video team for 2020 was “The Imperfect Alibi” documentary, which tells the story of how Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporting led to the release of a man convicted in a church shooting 35 years.

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John Lewis: The Final March over the Edmund Pettus Bridge

Credit: Ryon Horne, Tyson Horne, Hyosub Shin, Alyssa Pointer and Curtis Compton / AJC

When John Lewis crossed Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965 he was attacked. This Sunday, rose petals were strewn his path for his final crossing. (AJC STAFF)

Credit: Ryon Horne, Tyson Horne, Hyosub Shin, Alyssa Pointer and Curtis Compton / AJC

The Imperfect Alibi

A South Georgia couple were killed in church 35 years ago, and a man sits in prison convicted of their murder. Is he the right guy? If not, who is? Journey with us as a single journalist sheds light on a case many believed was over, settled, solved. (Directed by Ryon Horne, Story by Joshua Sharpe, Produced by Tyson Horne and Sandra Brown)

The Imperfect Alibi | An AJC Short Documentary
The Imperfect Alibi | An AJC Short Documentary

July 1, 2016 DUNWOODY  Head shot of AJC videographer Ryon Horne  KENT D. JOHNSON/ KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM
July 1, 2016 DUNWOODY Head shot of AJC videographer Ryon Horne KENT D. JOHNSON/ KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

Credit: KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

Credit: KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

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