On Thursday, Times reporter Nick Watson witnessed his second execution while on the job for the paper.
Watson, The Times’ criminal justice reporter, was present for the execution of Scotty Morrow in Jackson, Georgia. Morrow was sentenced to death for a double homicide committed in 1994 in Hall County.
In this episode, Nate McCullough, Nick Watson and Nick Bowman talk about what it’s like for news reporters to witness the death sentence being carried out, why reporters are present and what Nick has experienced while on the job.
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