Emily Jones locally hosts Morning Edition and reports on all things coastal Georgia for GPB’s Savannah bureau. Before coming to GPB, she studied broadcast journalism at the Columbia Journalism School and urban history at Brown University. She’s worked for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, WHYY in Philadelphia, and WBRU and RIPR in Providence. In addition to anchoring and reporting news at WBRU, Emily hosted the alt-rock station’s Retro Lunch as her DJ alter-ego, Domino.
Three white men in Georgia face federal hate crime charges in last year's death of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was jogging when the suspects pursued him, confronted him and shot him.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a third person in connection with the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Authorities arrested William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., the man who filmed the altercation.
Georgia's attorney general has appointed a new prosecutor, an African-American district attorney from the Atlanta area, to lead an investigation of Ahmaud Arbery's shooting death.
State law enforcement authorities in Georgia say they will investigate the February shooting death of a black jogger. A video was released this week showing the shooting.