October 4: Greg Bluestein – What’s Really Happening in Atlanta?
WHAT’S REALLY HAPPENING IN ATLANTA? VETERAN GEORGIA JOURNALIST TELLS ALL
Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Greg Bluestein to analyze Georgia’s indictment of Trump and the 18 co-defendants & voting rights in Georgia.
Greg Bluestein is an American journalist, author and TV analyst who covers Georgia politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has also covered regional and national news as an Atlanta-based journalist for The Associated Press. He is an MSNBC and NBC News contributor, and is host of the Politically Georgia podcast.
Bluestein spent seven years with the Associated Press, between 2005 and 2012, where he covered breaking news, politics and legal affairs.
He joined the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2012 to write about the political trends that shaped the region.He covered the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections. He has examined how Joe Biden won Georgia in 2020 and documented the political ascent of Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock and David Perdue.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Bluestein contributed to a series of articles examining political change in the “Shifting South.”
Bluestein was dubbed Georgia’s “chief political reporter” in an article in Atlanta Magazine and the state’s “ace” politics journalist. He was named to UGA’s 40 Under 40 Honorees in 2021.
He is an MSNBC and NBC News political contributor and author of Flipped:How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power, published in 2022, on Georgia’s transformation into a swing state. He is a winner of the 2021 Toner Prize for Local Political Reporting for a project on Georgia’s role in the 2021 United States Capitol attack.
(excerpt from Wikipedia)