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Parker Wallace



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.


Butler Defies Unemployment Policy

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler is refusing to pay jobless benefits to seasonal workers like teachers and bus drivers despite an order from the federal government to do so. Earlier this month,...

September 7, 2012 - 12:19pm

School Funding Changes Reviewed

A state commission charged with revising Georgia’s school funding formula made recommendations at a meeting Wednesday. The suggestions include more money for teacher training, school psychologists...

September 6, 2012 - 11:11am

Gluten-Free Like Miley Cryus

Whether it’s Miley Cyrus tweeting about her gluten- free diet or Yankee Stadium offering gluten-free options, there is growing interest in cutting gluten out of food. “Hi Suzanne. How’ve you been...

September 5, 2012 - 10:21am

Record Peanut Crop Expected

Agriculture experts predict a large peanut harvest this year will give South Georgia's economy a boost and lift the dryspell for peanut farms. The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts the 2012...

September 4, 2012 - 12:16pm

Democratic National Convention Begins

The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina kicks off Tuesday, less than a week after the Republicans wrapped up in Tampa. Georgia’s delegates to the Democratic National...

September 3, 2012 - 12:26pm


Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Traveler

Old Car City

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...

September 17, 2012 - 11:07am
Georgia Traveler

BBQ Joints

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...

August 23, 2012 - 8:00am