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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.


Georgia Crews Help Sandy Victims

Georgia Power crews have been sent north for the last three days to help get the lights back on for millions of people without power. And local American Red Cross teams are also rendering aid to...

October 30, 2012 - 1:55pm

Huge Voter Turnout Expected Saturday

Polling places are expecting a huge turnout for this Saturday’s early voting option – the only weekend day in this election cycle. Nearly 700,000 early ballots have been cast in Georgia so far,...

October 26, 2012 - 11:37am

New Commission On Teen Driving

Governor Nathan Deal appointed 22 Georgia teenagers to his Commission on Teen Driving. Some of the teens have been personally impacted by tragedies on the road. The commission is the first in the...

October 25, 2012 - 11:35am

DNR Begins Cleanup Of 800 Dumped Tires

The Department of Natural Resources has cut off access to an illegal tire dump on state-owned land in Albany. Staff members will begin the messy cleanup to avoid further environmental hazards....

October 23, 2012 - 11:56am

Grant For Domestic Violence Awareness

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal and Verizon Wireless are teaming up to educate Georgians about domestic violence. Verizon Wireless presented First Lady Sandra Deal with a 20-thousand dollar check to...

October 22, 2012 - 12:34pm


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