Press release | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution launched Swing State Georgia, a new premium newsletter for subscribers, as well as text alerts and online events, for readers who need up-to-the-minute information and analysis on the Georgian political landscape.
Intended for a national audience, Swing State Georgia provides a trusted source for reporting on Georgian politics by journalists who live in the state and know what’s really going on. AJC’s experienced team delivers the most important stories of the day with a focus on elections, voting and candidates. It is a comprehensive source of credible information as the nation watches perhaps the most crucial state in this midterm election year and many years to come.
Swing State Georgia offers:
- Georgia’s top political reporting team in the business: Greg Bluestein, Tia Mitchell, Patricia Murphy and other award-winning reporters.
- A concise newsletter delivered to your inbox every weekday.
- Politically Georgia, a bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Bluestein.
- Subscriber-only events, including private video briefings and live Q&A with the reporting team.
- Team SMS alerts sent from the campaign (and the ability to text back questions to them).
“There’s simply no better vehicle than Swing State Georgia to hear from – and interact with – the smartest, most trusted and knowledgeable reporters covering politicians and elections in Georgia,” said Kevin Riley. , editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
A team of seasoned journalists, powered by Georgia’s largest newsroom, make up the staff of Swing State Georgia. Learn more about the contributors:
- Greg Bluestein is a political journalist and author who covers the governor’s office and Georgian politics for the AJC. He also hosts the Politically Georgia podcast and is a frequent guest on local and national television and radio shows. He is an MSNBC and NBC News contributor and the author of “Flipped,” a book about Georgia’s epic 2020 election. He graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and political science.
- Tia Mitchell is the Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She writes about Georgia’s congressional delegation, campaigns, elections, and the impact decisions made in DC have on Georgia residents. Before joining the paper in 2017, she covered local and state governments for publications such as the Tampa Bay Times and the Florida Times-Union. Mitchell is a graduate of Florida A&M University and chairs the policy task force of the National Association of Black Journalists.
- Patricia Murphy joined the Atlanta Journal-Constitution political team in 2020 from CQ Roll Call, where she was a nationally syndicated political columnist. Previously, she was Capitol Hill bureau chief for Politics Daily, founder and editor of Citizen Jane Politics, and contributor to the Washington Post’s She the People blog. Prior to working in journalism, she was on the staff of three senators. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.
“This is an extremely important time in American politics – and Georgia is right in the middle of it all,” Murphy said. “As the incredible political team at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shine a light on the ‘what’ of Georgian politics, I try to use my columns and Swing State Georgia to offer the ‘who’, the ‘why’ and the ‘what else’.”
Get the story as it unfolds, from the Georgia State Capitol to Capitol Hill to the campaign trail. Swing State Georgia is available to subscribers for $29.99 per month until Sub-stack.
About The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
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