Mirtha Donastorg reports for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is a journalist with experience in TV, digital and radio, and was most recently an associate producer at CNN Digital where she helped curate multiple homepage platforms, as well as craft breaking news alerts viewed by millions daily. As a researcher for CNN, Donastorg fact-checked scripts from correspondents all over the globe and most notably, reported on the conviction of an abusive Catholic priest. Outside of work, she shares her love of soul music from around the world as a host of a weekly two-hour local radio show. Donastorg grew up in Auburn, Alabama. She’s a proud alumna of North Carolina State University, and is fluent in Spanish and French.
Beat: Black and minority-led businesses and Black wealth
Atlanta’s growing African American and minority-owned business communities, major happenings in the Black business economy, and the response to those trends. She willl also delve into complicated topics in the workplace and broader economy, such as racial equity, income inequality, access to financial resources and what is being done within the public and private sectors to address these vital issues.