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Atlanta business reporter Maria Saporta on Zoo Atlanta’s unprecedented gift

by Maria Saporta >> Original Story

Zoo Atlanta will receive an unprecedented gift from the Woodruff Foundation. The money will go toward a planned expansion.

WABE’s Martha Dalton spoke with long-time Atlanta business reporter Maria Saporta, of the Saporta Report and the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Saporta started by explaining what the gift will mean to the zoo.

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Maria Saporta

Maria Saporta, Editor, is a longtime Atlanta business, civic and urban affairs journalist with a deep knowledge of our city, our region and state.  Since 2008, she has written a weekly column and news stories for the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Prior to that, she spent 27 years with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, becoming its business columnist in 1991. Maria received her Master’s degree in urban studies from Georgia State and her Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University. Maria was born in Atlanta to European parents and has two young adult children.


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