Charles Edwards is the Assistant News Director for 90.1 FM WABE. As a reporter, he covers a variety of topics and issues. However, he specializes in politics and closely covers Atlanta City Hall and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.
Charles received a B.A. is Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University in 2002. However, his reporting experience dates back to 2000.
His resume includes covering the state legislature, live election night coverage, and award winning health care reporting. In 2005, Charles was the recipient of a 2005 National Public Radio reporting fellowship. As a reporter on NPR’s National Desk, Charles covered the White House, the U.S. Congress, Arlington National Cemetery and the Washington Nationals among other stories.
On a typical day, airports are crowded, airplanes are full and the whole travel experience can be miserable. So what happens when you take all of that and mix it together with a holiday? To find out, we visit Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney has been a lightning rod for controversy throughout her career; the latest incident involved her striking a Capitol Hill police officer as she tried to walk past security. The incident got national headlines. But is it resonating in McKinney's district?