Michelle Miller

Audience specialist for Enterprise

As an audience specialist, Michelle Miller edits stories for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper and websites, then optimizes those stories for digital with visuals, hyperlinks and related content. Michelle was hired at the AJC in 2000 as a copy editor and has worked full-time in various editing capacities ever since. A graduate of New York University, she has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She began as an apprentice reporter at the Journal of Commerce in New York, and has written for media companies Knight-Ridder, Reuters and Gannett.

Latest from Michelle Miller

Photos: I-85 bridge rebuilding
Georgia DOT announced on April 7, 2017, that demolition work was completed and construction of the I-85 bridge had begun.

12:59 AM Saturday, Apr. 08, 2017

Georgia DOT announced on April 7, 2017, that demolition work was completed and construction of the I-85 bridge had begun.
Didn’t see that coming: Surprise medical bills draw scrutiny
 It’s called “balance billing,” but what it does is knock consumers off their feet. Here’s what happens: A patient scheduled for surgery makes sure the hospital and the surgeon are in the patient’s health plan network. But after the surgery, a surprise bill arrives for hundreds of dollars. Turns out the anesthesiologist...

7:59 PM Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

It’s called “balance billing,” but what it does is knock consumers off their feet. Here’s what happens: A patient scheduled for surgery makes sure the hospital and the surgeon are in the patient’s health plan network. But after the surgery, a surprise bill arrives for hundreds of dollars. Turns out the anesthesiologist...
Planned Parenthood, under siege, fights back
 Rancor against the Planned Parenthood Federation of America has exploded this year, the fuse lit by videos that surfaced this summer showing a national Planned Parenthood executive discussing the selling of fetal body parts. The agency is fighting back with rallies, social media campaigns and celebrations of its services across the country...

2:36 AM Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2015

Rancor against the Planned Parenthood Federation of America has exploded this year, the fuse lit by videos that surfaced this summer showing a national Planned Parenthood executive discussing the selling of fetal body parts. The agency is fighting back with rallies, social media campaigns and celebrations of its services across the country...
Feeling bruised by the Burrell Ellis trial

1:25 AM Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Is anyone else pained by the Burrell Ellis trial? I mean wincing, cringing, feeling it personally? DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James has a job to do, and he’s done it zealously in laying out his corruption case against Ellis. Now it’s in the jurors’ hands. Has been for days. Clearly, they’re struggling....
 James vs. Ellis: Yes, it’s personal, and not just for them
 Jurors have struggled in the high-profile DeKalb County courtroom battle between District Attorney Robert James and suspended county CEO Burrell Ellis, and so have I. I don’t know the defendant, who stands accused of political corruption, or the prosecutor. But something about the Ellis case, and the two black men at its core, has cut...

5:17 PM Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Jurors have struggled in the high-profile DeKalb County courtroom battle between District Attorney Robert James and suspended county CEO Burrell Ellis, and so have I. I don’t know the defendant, who stands accused of political corruption, or the prosecutor. But something about the Ellis case, and the two black men at its core, has cut...
Atlanta lawyer Jonathan Rapping wins MacArthur ‘genius grant'
 Jonathan Rapping, an Atlanta lawyer, laughs when he says he’s no genius but is deadly serious when he speaks about the plight of poor people charged with crimes. The United States, he says, “has come to accept an embarrassingly low standard of justice for poor people” who cannot afford their own lawyers and must rely on...

4:01 AM Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Jonathan Rapping, an Atlanta lawyer, laughs when he says he’s no genius but is deadly serious when he speaks about the plight of poor people charged with crimes. The United States, he says, “has come to accept an embarrassingly low standard of justice for poor people” who cannot afford their own lawyers and must rely on...