Journalist at the @ajc. Slowest banjo picker in ATL. Vanderbilt alum. Pathological hat-wearer. Has played croquet in Blundale, Ga.

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Biography

Data reporting specialist, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Formerly government editor at [The Tennessean] (http://www.tennessean.com) in Nashville. Stops in Houston and DC in between. I heart public records.

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@jpeebles — 1,210 followers, 6,194 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

RT @Bachscore: Student journalist asks UOregon pres about sex-assault allegation against athlete, gets this:…

Jun 23, 2017

Oops I did not mean to download those 380,000 files straight into my My Documents folder but I guess I did

Jun 23, 2017

RT @pptsapper: OTD in 1776, the 1st draft of the Declaration of Independence was sent to Congress, after removing Adams' obscure line of "KGIII suckkkkks"

Jun 23, 2017

RT @BeschlossDC: Nixon told Haldeman, 45 years ago tomorrow, in "smoking gun tape," to try to use CIA to block FBI investigation of…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter covering suburban Sumner County, Tenn., for The Tennessean.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, in high school and college.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is now the most influential source of news for many people I know. There's not enough room here to answer that question fully.

Awards

John Aubuchon Freedom of Information Award, given by Capitolbeat

2009 - Freedom of Information
The award, named in honor of Capitolbeat founding member John Aubuchon, recognizes extraordinary examples of persistence by journalists in pursuing documents and meetings critical for public understanding of state government issues.