Welcome, reader. My name is Maggie Lee and I’m a freelance reporter based in Atlanta, over in East Lake.
I narrowly dodged a career in academia after a BS in International Relations at Georgia Tech and an MA in Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore.
I came home to Atlanta, and got into writing via a fact-checking job at the Southern Center for International Studies. From there, I got into journalism — first sports business of all things — then freelancing.
One day, an editor serendipitously sent me to the state Capitol, where I found my inner politics nerd. My bylines have been in places like the Atlanta alt-weekly Creative Loafing, the Macon Telegraph and other outlets.
And I joined the Atlanta Press Club board in 2016.
Want to send a tip or a story idea or just say hello? Please do:
maggie.a.lee [at] gmail.com