Will Robinson

Education Reporting Intern

Will Robinson joined the AJC as an education intern in 2017. He graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and international affairs. While at UGA, Will published two investigative pieces about the university’s mishandling of hazardous waste in the AJC. He was a McGill Fellow and Cox/Society of American Business Editors and Writers Fellow his senior year. He previously interned for Fast Copy News Service and the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Latest from Will Robinson

Peach Drop movings to Woodruff Park
Atlanta native and trap music maven Jeezy is among the performers who will help Atlanta ring in the new year at the Peach Drop in Woodruff Park Sunday, Dec. 31.  Photo: Getty Images

Posted: 19 days ago

Atlanta native and trap music maven Jeezy is among the performers who will help Atlanta ring in the new year at the Peach Drop in Woodruff Park Sunday, Dec. 31. Photo: Getty Images
Parents give teachers wine bottles with picture of son’s face for Christmas
 In most cases, a coffee mug would suffice as a Christmas gift for a hard-working teacher.  >> Read more trending news  But Mary Sommers of metro Dayton, Ohio said the teachers who taught her son this year deserved something a little more intoxicating.  “How many coffee mugs does a teacher need?” Sommers asked...

Posted: 26 days ago

In most cases, a coffee mug would suffice as a Christmas gift for a hard-working teacher.  >> Read more trending news  But Mary Sommers of metro Dayton, Ohio said the teachers who taught her son this year deserved something a little more intoxicating.  “How many coffee mugs does a teacher need?” Sommers asked...
The road to recovery
 In January, our son died at the age of 5, suddenly but not unexpectedly. He had been born with a complicated heart condition that required multiple operations and frequent medical attention. His short life had been filled with miracles, and he had a calm spirit that balanced the normal-kid energy of his two brothers.  The five of us...

11:00 AM Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017

In January, our son died at the age of 5, suddenly but not unexpectedly. He had been born with a complicated heart condition that required multiple operations and frequent medical attention. His short life had been filled with miracles, and he had a calm spirit that balanced the normal-kid energy of his two brothers.  The five of us...
Man’s brilliant car ad for used 1996 Honda Accord nets him $20K
 Trying to sell a used car can be a pain.  The hassle of online classifieds, Facebook advertising and Craigslist can be a nightmare.  But one California filmmaker — nay, genius — is getting the last laugh. Max Lanman took his case to YouTube with all the makings of a real, professional car ad. Yes, he filmed a homemade...

4:55 PM Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

Trying to sell a used car can be a pain.  The hassle of online classifieds, Facebook advertising and Craigslist can be a nightmare.  But one California filmmaker — nay, genius — is getting the last laugh. Max Lanman took his case to YouTube with all the makings of a real, professional car ad. Yes, he filmed a homemade...
Here’s what Chrissy Teigen said about her $1K tip to Ohio Outback waitress
 Model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen had glowing words for the waitress who served her a Bloomin’ Onion recently at an Outback Steakhouse in Centerville, Ohio. Teigen, who is married to singer John Legend, left a $1,000 tip with Mikayla Scott, a 21-year-old waitress at the Australia-themed restaurant. It was a 516 percent...

2:13 AM Wednesday, Nov. 08, 2017

Model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen had glowing words for the waitress who served her a Bloomin’ Onion recently at an Outback Steakhouse in Centerville, Ohio. Teigen, who is married to singer John Legend, left a $1,000 tip with Mikayla Scott, a 21-year-old waitress at the Australia-themed restaurant. It was a 516 percent...
Chrissy Teigen leaves $1,000 tip for Ohio waitress
 A Centerville, Ohio, waitress who served Chrissy Teigen last week received the largest tip of her career thus far. >> Read more trending news “She walked in with all her glam,” Outback Steakhouse waitress Mikayla Scott told Dayton.com. “I was so nervous I was going to do something wrong.”  Scott said ...

7:49 PM Thursday, Nov. 02, 2017

A Centerville, Ohio, waitress who served Chrissy Teigen last week received the largest tip of her career thus far. >> Read more trending news “She walked in with all her glam,” Outback Steakhouse waitress Mikayla Scott told Dayton.com. “I was so nervous I was going to do something wrong.”  Scott said ...
Dayton funk legend dies
 A vocalist that helped the world appreciate “Boogie Nights” has died.  Keith Edward Wilder, a vocalist for the legendary Dayton/London, England funk band Heatwave, has died. Wilder was in his 65.  “He was a really good family man,” Billy Jones, Wilder’s cousin and bandmate, said of the Chaminade...

8:31 PM Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

A vocalist that helped the world appreciate “Boogie Nights” has died.  Keith Edward Wilder, a vocalist for the legendary Dayton/London, England funk band Heatwave, has died. Wilder was in his 65.  “He was a really good family man,” Billy Jones, Wilder’s cousin and bandmate, said of the Chaminade...