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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.


GA Democrats: Obama Was A Little Rusty

Democrats and Republicans across Georgia are weighing in on Wednesday night’s political duel—the first debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Even within his party, the...

October 4, 2012 - 12:00pm

Drop in Registered Voters In Northwest Georgia

Election day is less than six weeks away and the deadline to register to vote in Georgia's General Election is Oct. 9th. But in at least one part of the state fewer Georgians are getting ready to...

October 4, 2012 - 4:47am

9th District Race Heats Up With Debates

The two candidates vying for Georgia’s new 9th district will have plenty of time to talk about their campaign platforms. Republican Doug Collins and Democrat Jody Cooley have four debates scheduled...

October 2, 2012 - 11:14am

Re-segregation Trend In Georgia

A new study shows public schools have experienced a trend in re-segregation, including here in Georgia. Analysis of Department of Education data reveals that a loss of diversity in classrooms is...

September 26, 2012 - 11:49am

SACS Warning Letter To Clayton County

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is warning Clayton County school officials that the system’s accreditation is in jeopardy. In a letter to Superintendent Ed Heatley, SACS said that...

September 26, 2012 - 11:46am


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