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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.


Board Of Regents Decide Names, Budget

The Georgia Board of Regents decided on the names of two merged universities and its budget request for next year. But the name choices are not popular with everyone. The merged South Georgia College...

August 7, 2012 - 12:29pm

Runoff Election Preps Across Georgia

Primary elections may be over, but some candidates are scrambling to get voters back to the polls for the August 21st runoff. In the 12th Congressional district, Republican State Representative Lee...

August 6, 2012 - 11:38am

Anti-TSPLOST Regions Face Penalty

The T-SPLOST penny transportation tax vote may have failed throughout most of the state, but some local transportation costs could skyrocket. There are hidden penalties written into the law. The...

August 2, 2012 - 12:15pm

Water Program Awards Loans

The Governor’s water supply program awarded funding to eight water supply projects across the state. The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and the Georgia Department of Community affairs...

August 1, 2012 - 12:15pm

Georgia Voters Answer Ballot Questions

An ethics question on both ballots asked whether to limit lobbyist gifts to lawmakers. Both Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly supported a cap on gifts. Jennette Gayer voted in favor of the...

August 1, 2012 - 1:28am


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