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Jonathan Shapiro covers government and politics on the state and local level, focusing on the Georgia General Assembly and Atlanta City Hall.
Shapiro began his journalism career in Portland, Oregon, where he covered state and local government for an alt-weekly and helped produce a public affairs show for Oregon Public Broadcasting. He then wrote for a daily newspaper in New Jersey, covering city and county government. He began reporting for WABE in 2009.
Shapiro was raised in south Florida and holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a master’s degree from Georgia State University.