Senior Editor for Investigations
As Senior Editor for Investigations, Lois Norder leads investigative journalists whose work has exposed fraud and abuse and helped to improve the lives of Georgians. Her reporters have won multiple state and national awards. In 2020, their project on senior care homes, Unprotected, won the National Headliners public service award for newspapers in the top 20 media markets. In 2017, their project Doctors & Sex Abuse was a Pulitzer finalist for national reporting and won several other national awards, including the Scripps Howard Investigative Reporting Award and the Philip Meyer Award. She joined the AJC in 2012 from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where she was managing editor for news, where she oversaw the daily newspaper and multiple weeklies and directed investigative work which won numerous awards. In 2008, she won a national award from the Dart Society recognizing exceptional work by an editor. Previously, she was city editor at the Shreveport Journal in Louisiana. Lois is a graduate of Drake University.
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