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Monte Plott

MontePlott.jpgMonte Plott has been a reporter and editor with The Associated Press, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, USA Today and the Atlanta Journal- Constitution. Most recently, he was a news editor with CNN Digital News for more than a decade.

He has taught journalism at four universities from Emory and Georgia State in Atlanta to the University of Tirana in Albania, where he served as a Knight International Press Fellow.

His footnote in journalism history is his byline on the lead front-page story in the first edition of USA Today in 1982.