editor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ajc.com
Julia Wallace was named editor of the *Atlanta Journal-Constitution* in July 2002, after serving as managing editor for 18 months. During her tenure, ajc.com has grown into one of the most popular newspaper websites in the country, logging more than a billion page views annually since 2007. She has improved the content of the newspaper, focusing on unique local content, including watchdog reporting and great storytelling. She was named editor of the year by *Editor & Publisher * magazine in 2004. The paper was awarded Pulitzer prizes in 2006 and 2007. She been inducted into the Medill School Of Journalism Hall of Achievement and received the Alumni Merit Award from Northwestern University in 2006.