Furman Bisher (1918 – 2012) , noted sportswriter, editor, and author who began his career in 1938 and joined the Atlanta Constitution in 1950.
Henry W. Grady (1850-1889), legendary editor of the Atlanta Constitution
Tom Johnson, president of CNN in the 1990s and former publisher of the Los Angeles Times.
John Pruitt, long-time anchor of Channel 2 Action News on WSB-TV who retired at the end of 2010.
Ted Turner, media titan who is best known as the founder of CNN and Turner Broadcasting Company.