Timothy Pratt chronicles the long-term effects of the pandemic on Georgia for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, focusing on communities—demographic and geographic—that have suffered the most and will likely face the greatest challenges moving forward. Pratt has reported for the last 25 years, in English and Spanish, from Latin America and the U.S. on immigration, education, elections and voter suppression, race and more. His work has appeared in dozens of outlets, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, AP and Reuters. He has been a National Health Journalism Fellow, an Education Writers Association Reporting Fellow, a Marguerite Casey Foundation Fellow, among others, and the recipient of various awards, including one from the National Association of Hispanic Publications for a series in Spanish on how immigrant communities in Las Vegas experienced the 2010 World Cup.
Beat: Longterm effects of the pandemic for Georgia
These health beat reporters chronicle the long-term effects of the pandemic on Georgia, focusing on communities—demographic and geographic—that have suffered the most and will likely face the most recovery challenges. The two reporters will examine the state's health care infrastructure, which already was facing challenges, long-COVID effects and lingering damage to survivors. Providing great storytelling, the journalist illuminates for readers the challenges of an equitable and humane recovery.