Richard Watkins

News Applications Specialist and Illustrator

Ric is a News Applications Specialist at the AJC. Born in Flint, Mich., he earned a BFA in graphic design from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies. Ric went on to work at major newsrooms in the state before relocating to Georgia in 2004. Prior AJC positions include Digital Editor/Producer, Interactive Designer, Copy Editor and Page Designer. Check out his team’s latest project, “Doctor’s & Sex Abuse” at doctors.ajc.com

Latest from Richard Watkins

The new I-85 bridge: Step by step
 Rebuilding a bridge might seem as simple as snapping the pieces together like an oversized Lego set. But it’s far more complicated. Since I-85 in Buckhead collapsed March 30, dozens of C.W. Matthews employees have worked 24 hours a day to demolish the old bridge and build the new one. State inspectors have been at their side, checking...

1:38 PM Sunday, May. 21, 2017

Rebuilding a bridge might seem as simple as snapping the pieces together like an oversized Lego set. But it’s far more complicated. Since I-85 in Buckhead collapsed March 30, dozens of C.W. Matthews employees have worked 24 hours a day to demolish the old bridge and build the new one. State inspectors have been at their side, checking...
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12:30 AM Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

082816 OK doc main image panel for doctors project Part 2
Dr. Andrew Dekle story illustration
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1:50 AM Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

112016docDekle4 Main image panel for fourth installment of Doctors Project. Illustrations by Richard Watkins