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Investigations editor
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Brad Schrade is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist on the AJC's investigative team. He currently serves as an investigations editor, but for years worked as a reporter on the team. He is an Atlanta native and a graduate of the University of Georgia. Brad has written about police misconduct, abuse of aged and vulnerable citizens, and government accountability. He was part of the team that investigated Georgia's senior care homes in 2019 in the "Unprotected" series. That led to legislative reform in 2020 to increase protections for Georgia's seniors. He was the AJC's lead reporter on a series that detailed police shootings across Georgia. That collaboration with WSB-TV resulted in legislative reform of the state’s grand jury system in 2016. In 2013, he was part of a team at the Minneapolis Star Tribune awarded a Pulitzer for a series that exposed widespread safety failures that had been harming infants and children in Minnesota’s daycare system. Previously, he worked as an investigative reporter and editor for The Tennessean in Nashville. Brad welcomes news tips and comments from readers. He can be reached at 404-526-2875 or brad.schrade@ajc.com.
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