Parker Wallace

Parker Wallace

Reporter / Producer - Atlanta

Department: Radio


Twitter: @parker100

Atlanta-based, award-winning journalist Parker Wallace covers the Georgia legislative session and also specializes in stories about Georgia’s Latino community. She joined GPB in 2012 after working as a general assignment reporter for CBS Atlanta. While working for CBS, she won an Associated Press award for Best Feature story. Parker started her career in Los Angeles as an assignment desk assistant at KTTV. Her first on-camera job was as a reporter for News 12 The Bronx, where she produced, shot and edited her own stories. Parker also was a freelance reporter for WTNH in New Haven. She is a nationally published author, with articles appearing in Shape Magazine and USA Today. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University with dual majors in Communications and Spanish. Parker also spent a semester studying in Spain at the University of Salamanca.

Recent News Articles

November 23, 2012 - 9:27am
State lawmakers are considering whether to seek an estimated $15 million in improved tax collections by changing how cigars are taxed. Some Georgia retailers hope it evens out the market. According...
November 7, 2012 - 1:20am
Republican Representative Doug Collins was elected Congressman Tuesday for Georgia’s new 9th district. He defeated Democratic challenger, Jody Cooley, a Gainesville lawyer. Collins won handily— with...
November 5, 2012 - 7:30am
Democrat Jody Cooley is running for Congress in Georgia’s new 9th district. According to the Cook Political report, it’s the most conservative district in the country. “Who’s that Cooley fellow...
November 2, 2012 - 4:39pm
The race for Georgia State Senate District 9 will be one to watch: Senator Don Balfour, a veteran of the gold dome, who is currently under criminal investigation, is up against a political newcomer...
November 1, 2012 - 3:36pm
Some religious leaders in Georgia are challenging a decade’s old tax law that prohibits preaching about politics from the pulpit. There’s a new movement to defy the Johnson Amendment, which changed...

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Traveler - September 17, 2012 - 3:07pm
If your average ‘old car junkyard’ is where hunks of junk go to die, then Old Car City in White, Georgia is where aging beauties go to be re-born. Dean Lewis took over his Dad’s sprawling collection...
Georgia Traveler - August 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
Barbecue, baby. It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Atleast it was for me this past Saturday when I had the honor of visiting 3 of Georgia’s most famous BBQ joints: Fresh Air BBQ in Jackson...

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