Emily Merwin

News Applications Developer

Emily Merwin is a news applications developer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Emily has been developing data-driven applications and tools for the AJC website and newsroom since she started as a summer intern in 2009. Emily is an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied multimedia journalism and visual communication.

Latest from Emily Merwin

Where homes are at the most risk of flooding in Georgia
 Even as Hurricane Irma moves through Georgia and shifts further west, thousands of homes on coastal Georgia are still at the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency categorizes land pockets all over the country as Special Flood Hazard Areas i.e. land that is prone to flooding. AP recently released data containing...

Posted: 13 days ago

Even as Hurricane Irma moves through Georgia and shifts further west, thousands of homes on coastal Georgia are still at the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency categorizes land pockets all over the country as Special Flood Hazard Areas i.e. land that is prone to flooding. AP recently released data containing...
How many lifetimes to earn a top Georgia CEOs’ 2016 pay?
 Assuming you start working when you turn 21 and stop just before your 65th birthday, we calculate how many working lifetimes it would take to earn the equivalent of just one year's total pre-tax pay for the chief executive officers of Georgia's top publicly-traded companies. We use CEOs' total 2016 compensation as reported to the U.S. Securities...

5:05 PM Monday, Jul. 10, 2017

Assuming you start working when you turn 21 and stop just before your 65th birthday, we calculate how many working lifetimes it would take to earn the equivalent of just one year's total pre-tax pay for the chief executive officers of Georgia's top publicly-traded companies. We use CEOs' total 2016 compensation as reported to the U.S. Securities...
Rejected Vanity License Plates (Warning: Some Readers May Be Offended)

3:13 PM Monday, Jun. 26, 2017

The items in this searchable database represent the 8,000-plus items that appeared on the list of banned vanity license plates that the Georgia Department of Revenue supplied to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution earlier this month following a request under the state's Open Records Act. Some instances of the letter zero may appear as the letter...