Zaid Jilani

Fellow, Us@250

Zaid Jilani is a journalist and communications professional based outside Atlanta, Georgia. He has in the past worked as a staff reporter for NewsNation, The Intercept, AlterNet, and ThinkProgress and has been published in outlets ranging from The New York Times to Fox News. His project involves documenting the social and political changes that have occurred in the state of Georgia over the past few decades, focusing on how newcomers and long-time residents alike are responding to the opportunities and challenges of an evolving state.