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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.


Isaac Downgraded To Tropical Storm

Hurricane Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday, but winds and torrential rains sent water over an 18 mile section of a rural Louisiana levee. The storm is now slogging through New...

August 29, 2012 - 11:52am

Controversy Over New RNC Rules

At a crucial time for GOP unity, there has been some dissent at the Republican National convention over new rules for delegate selection. The controversial rules were challenged by grass roots...

August 28, 2012 - 12:01pm

Republican National Convention Begins

The Republican National Convention in Tampa begins Monday and will bring together some of the party’s biggest political heavy Political experts say Georgia is a prominent state in the delegation ‘...

August 27, 2012 - 9:13am

Isaac May Bring Heavy Rain To Georgia

Tropical Storm Isaac has strengthened Friday, with winds in excess of 60 miles per hour, but isn’t expected to become a hurricane until it hits the Gulf of Mexico early next week. On its current...

August 24, 2012 - 12:12pm

Rep. Doug Collins Faces Jody Cooley In November

After a contentious runoff election in Georgia’s new 9th district, Representative Doug Collins is now the GOP candidate. He faces Democratic challenger, Jody Cooley, in November’s election. With 54%...

August 22, 2012 - 12:15pm


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