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

How the AJC covered the Tommy Mims case from "ATL Homicide"
 The Tommy Mims murder case was the subject of the twelfth episode of the true-crime series "ATL Homicide" on TV One. Mims was one of four people killed across Fulton and DeKalb counties by Aeman Presley over a four-month period. Presley was a failed actor who moved to Atlanta and started his killing spree. "ATL Homicide"...

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The Tommy Mims murder case was the subject of the twelfth episode of the true-crime series "ATL Homicide" on TV One. Mims was one of four people killed across Fulton and DeKalb counties by Aeman Presley over a four-month period. Presley was a failed actor who moved to Atlanta and started his killing spree. "ATL Homicide"...
How the AJC covered the Mamadou Barry case from "ATL Homicide"
 The TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide" dealt with the killing of Mamadou Barry in its eleventh episode. Barry was found dead in his bathtub in 2005. Two years later, his death was traced back to a violent gang of thieves from New Orleans called the International Robbin Crew. "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told...

Posted: 6 days ago

The TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide" dealt with the killing of Mamadou Barry in its eleventh episode. Barry was found dead in his bathtub in 2005. Two years later, his death was traced back to a violent gang of thieves from New Orleans called the International Robbin Crew. "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told...
How the AJC covered the Apriel Allen case from "ATL Homicide"
 The Apriel Allen murder case was the subject of the tenth episode of the true-crime series "ATL Homicide" on TV One. Allen was a 38-year-old mother who was found dead in her bedroom by her teenage son in 2004. "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez, two retired Atlanta Police Department...

Posted: 13 days ago

The Apriel Allen murder case was the subject of the tenth episode of the true-crime series "ATL Homicide" on TV One. Allen was a 38-year-old mother who was found dead in her bedroom by her teenage son in 2004. "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez, two retired Atlanta Police Department...
How the AJC covered the Cassandra Bryant case from "ATL Homicide"
 The murder of Cassandra Bryant was the subject of the eighth episode of the TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide." Bryant's body was discovered near a dumpster outside an apartment building on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in October 2003.  "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez...

Posted: 27 days ago

The murder of Cassandra Bryant was the subject of the eighth episode of the TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide." Bryant's body was discovered near a dumpster outside an apartment building on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in October 2003.  "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez...
How the AJC covered the Jerry Heard case from ‘ATL Homicide’
 The murder of Jerry Heard was the subject of the sixth episode of the TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide." Heard's body was discovered dumped in a wooded area in southwest Atlanta in July 2002.  "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez, two retired Atlanta Police Department...

3:00 AM Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

The murder of Jerry Heard was the subject of the sixth episode of the TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide." Heard's body was discovered dumped in a wooded area in southwest Atlanta in July 2002.  "ATL Homicide" recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez, two retired Atlanta Police Department...
How the AJC covered the Sparkle Rai case from ‘ATL Homicide’
 The TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide" covered the murder of Sparkle Rai in its fifth episode. Rai was found dead in her Union City home in 2000. The case remained cold for years until her father-in-law was implicated in hiring a hit man to kill her.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution did not report on the killing but picked...

3:00 AM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

The TV One true-crime series "ATL Homicide" covered the murder of Sparkle Rai in its fifth episode. Rai was found dead in her Union City home in 2000. The case remained cold for years until her father-in-law was implicated in hiring a hit man to kill her.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution did not report on the killing but picked...
Flashback Photos: August in Atlanta (through the years)

3:29 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

You should never introduce a new product in August, so how about something old? Perhaps 31 moments from metro Atlanta's past, captured over the decades during that most transitional of months? Baseball in top gear, schools back in session, football workouts, campaigning politicians — those final flings of summer live in perpetuity in...
Flashback Photos: August in Atlanta through the years
You should never introduce a new product in August, so how about something old? Perhaps 31 moments from metro Atlanta's past, captured over the decades during that most transitional of months?

3:07 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

You should never introduce a new product in August, so how about something old? Perhaps 31 moments from metro Atlanta's past, captured over the decades during that most transitional of months?
Reed, city concealed secret $147K payout to fired Atlanta airport boss
Emails from Miguel Southwell's lawyer to the city's hired attorney show there were problems with payments due Southwell under the terms of a settlement signed on Aug. 30, 2016. Through a spokesman, Scott Taylor acknowledged hiring Southwell as an airport consultant on projects outside Georgia, but denied any knowledge of the emails or discussions...

8:19 PM Thursday, Aug. 02, 2018

Emails from Miguel Southwell's lawyer to the city's hired attorney show there were problems with payments due Southwell under the terms of a settlement signed on Aug. 30, 2016. Through a spokesman, Scott Taylor acknowledged hiring Southwell as an airport consultant on projects outside Georgia, but denied any knowledge of the emails or discussions...