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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.


Report: Drought Lessening In Georgia

New data shows that the heavy rain we’ve been experiencing is lessening drought effects in North Georgia. That means it’s raining bigger profits for farmers. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor,...

October 11, 2012 - 4:40am

Regents Approve Construction Projects

The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia will be meeting to give the green light to numerous construction and renovation projects at state colleges. The list includes both public...

October 9, 2012 - 1:37pm

Georgia Voter Registration Deadline

Registration to vote for the November 6th general election is now over if your local elections office has closed for the day. Barbara Berry, elections supervisor in Walker County, says her office...

October 9, 2012 - 12:07pm

New Online Sales Tax

Online retailers must now collect sales tax on all purchases, whether or not the seller has a store in Georgia. The new law levels the playing field for smaller, brick and mortar retailers. Before...

October 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

GA Supreme Court: Lawyers For Kids

Georgia’s top court is deciding whether a minor can order his attorney to take legal action when his or her guardians disagree. At stake in the case before the Georgia Supreme Court is a child who...

October 8, 2012 - 2:00am


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