Pete Corson

Audience specialist

Pete Corson is an Audience Specialist for the Crime and RE:Race teams. He previously worked in the same capacity for the MyAJC.com homepage, Projects & Strategic teams; as a Mobile Technology Producer, where he helped develop the AJC's iPad app; as a website Producer, serving as a channel manager for accessAtlanta.com; and as a Producer for ajc.com's strategic channels. Before that, he was a Page Designer for the Editorial department, designing the @issue and Atlanta & the World sections for the paper. He has worked at the AJC since 1998.

Latest from Pete Corson

The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary’s Hollywood connections
 The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary has had its share of famous inmates over the years, including several who have inspired characters in Hollywood crime films. Here are some of those inmates and the films that you might know them from, along with other famous prisoners of the facility.  But first, some history: The penitentiary was first...

12:50 AM Thursday, Oct. 05, 2017

The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary has had its share of famous inmates over the years, including several who have inspired characters in Hollywood crime films. Here are some of those inmates and the films that you might know them from, along with other famous prisoners of the facility.  But first, some history: The penitentiary was first...
PHOTOS: Atlanta Federal Penitentiary at the movies
The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary has had its share of famous inmates over the years, including several who have inspired characters in Hollywood true-crime films. Here are some of those inmates and the films that you might know them from, along with other famous prisoners of the facility.

1:12 PM Monday, Sep. 25, 2017

The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary has had its share of famous inmates over the years, including several who have inspired characters in Hollywood true-crime films. Here are some of those inmates and the films that you might know them from, along with other famous prisoners of the facility.
Photos: Irma’s wake of destruction along Georgia, nearby Florida
Atlanta: A tree blocks South Ponce de Leon Avenue near the bridge over Lullwater Creek in Druid Hills on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma. The fallen tree narrowly missed blocking the entrance to Freedom Parkway Trail. (Pete Corson / pcorson@ajc.com)

3:53 PM Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

Atlanta: A tree blocks South Ponce de Leon Avenue near the bridge over Lullwater Creek in Druid Hills on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma. The fallen tree narrowly missed blocking the entrance to Freedom Parkway Trail. (Pete Corson / pcorson@ajc.com)
Photos: Irma’s aftermath in Georgia, Day 2
Metro Atlanta and the rest of Georgia deal with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma’s effects one day after the storm passed through the state.

2:40 PM Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

Metro Atlanta and the rest of Georgia deal with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma’s effects one day after the storm passed through the state.
Photos: Confederate memorials in metro Atlanta
JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY MARKER (Agnes Scott College): You'll find this marker on the border of Agnes Scott College, on East College Avenue near the South McDonough Street intersection. In 1913, the United Daughters of the Confederacy conceived of naming a transcontinental series of highways after Confederate President Jefferson Davis. It would...

6:22 PM Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY MARKER (Agnes Scott College): You'll find this marker on the border of Agnes Scott College, on East College Avenue near the South McDonough Street intersection. In 1913, the United Daughters of the Confederacy conceived of naming a transcontinental series of highways after Confederate President Jefferson Davis. It would...
Photos: The legacy of Marietta's McNeel Marble Company
McNeel Marble Co. mass-produced Confederate monuments all across the southeast and beyond in the early 20th century. Here are a few things to know about the company and its product.

2:57 PM Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

McNeel Marble Co. mass-produced Confederate monuments all across the southeast and beyond in the early 20th century. Here are a few things to know about the company and its product.
50 years ago, segregated school in North Fulton was ‘my bond, my family’
 Sandra Taylor enters a Fulton County Schools maintenance building and smiles. Then her eyes begin to fill with tears. She pauses inside a large room filled with stacks of lumber, machinery, dust. But Taylor sees something else: remnants of a cafeteria and a small stage, a gathering place in a school where she played flute, developed...

11:41 AM Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Sandra Taylor enters a Fulton County Schools maintenance building and smiles. Then her eyes begin to fill with tears. She pauses inside a large room filled with stacks of lumber, machinery, dust. But Taylor sees something else: remnants of a cafeteria and a small stage, a gathering place in a school where she played flute, developed...
Photos: Memories of segregated Bailey-Johnson School
Bailey-Johnson School alumni Charles Grogan (center) and Sandra Taylor talk with a Fulton County Schools maintenance engineer in the school's former auditorium and cafeteria. The former school building now serves as a maintenance facility for Fulton County Schools, with a carpentry shop in the former auditorium. (PETE CORSON / pcorson@ajc...

6:06 PM Wednesday, Aug. 09, 2017

Bailey-Johnson School alumni Charles Grogan (center) and Sandra Taylor talk with a Fulton County Schools maintenance engineer in the school's former auditorium and cafeteria. The former school building now serves as a maintenance facility for Fulton County Schools, with a carpentry shop in the former auditorium. (PETE CORSON / pcorson@ajc...