Atlanta senior culture editor talks Gen Z, Millennial business hustle post-pandemic

Young entreprenuers featured in the WABE news series "Young Business." (L-R: Matthew Pearson/WABE, Courtesy of Matthew Tesvich, Courtesy of Mariela Perez Calderon, Courtesy of Nick Branon, Matthew Pearson/WABE)

In our new WABE series called “Young Business,” our newsroom is exploring the generational hustle during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, where young entrepreneurs mobilized and turned hobbies into money-making businesses.

Many of those are still thriving after that critical time of quarantining and shutdowns.

WABE’s “Morning Edition” recently spoke with Atlanta Journal-Constitution senior editor Mike Jordan, who also leads the Black culture team.

Lily Oppenheimer contributed to this report.