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Kevin Riley is the Editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a position he was named to in January 2011. Kevin is a long-time employee of Cox Enterprises and began his career in 1983 at the Dayton Daily News while a student at the University of Dayton. During his time in Atlanta, he has empasized the newspaper’s investigative journalism. The newspaper was named a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize in 2017. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has also been recognized with two Emmy awards for broadcast projects related to its investigative reporting during Kevin’s tenure. Kevin is an award-winning podcaster, receiving the American Bar Association’s prestigious Silver Gavel Award in 2018. His podcast, which was part of the AJC’s popular “Breakdown” series, recounted his experience as a jury foreman in a Fulton County double-murder case. He testified before U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law in 2019 on the importance of local journalism, and the impact that social media and the large tech companies are having on it. He is also a regular guest on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “Political Rewind.”
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