Leroy Chapman

Managing Editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Leroy Chapman Jr. is deputy managing editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he is in charge of reporting teams that cover state, local and federal government; politics; education; public safety; local, state and federal courts; transportation; immigration and breaking news. He has worked at the AJC since 2011. Previously, he was the governance editor at The (Columbia, S.C.) State where he managed the newspaper’s legislative and politics coverage. Over the course of a 27-year career, he has also worked as a columnist and editorial writer, a business reporter and college sports reporter. He resides in Gwinnett with his wife and three children. He is a member of the 2020 Leadership Gwinnett class.

Location: Atlanta Metropolitan Area

Military Branch: U.S.Marine Corps