From the editors of Atlanta Intown and Reporter Newspapers, Rough Draft is delivered to inboxes across metro Atlanta at 7 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
The Draft consists of four stories that takes less than four minutes to read. Edited by veteran Atlanta journalists, Amy Wenk, Collin Kelley, and Chad Radford, the newsletter is a clever, concise, and curated look at what’s happening around town.
A typical Rough Draft newsletter includes:
A quick view of the day’s weather.
An opening block with about four items that may be breaking news from overnight or other interesting things that are important and timely.
The last part of the intro always tells readers what to expect in the email and gives them an incentive to keep reading.
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