PolitiFact Georgia Staff Writer
Eric Stirgus, Georgia PolitiFact reporter, has covered local government and politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since November 2001. He was most recently assigned to Atlanta City Hall, where he covered the last two years of Mayor Shirley Franklin’s administration, the City Council and the frenetic 2009 mayor’s race. Eric is originally from Brooklyn, N.Y. and has worked at the New York Daily News, New York Post and St. Petersburg Times. He is a 1994 graduate of New York University.