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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.


TSPLOST Results Are In

The fate of the controversial transportation referendum has been decided. Voters in Georgia’s 12 regional districts voted Tuesday -only passing the so-called TSPLOST in 3 regions: The Central...

August 1, 2012 - 1:20am

Transportation Tax Vote Divides Georgians

One of the most talked about items on the primary ballot is the proposed transportation tax referendum. The controversial tax has prompted campaigns both for and against the penny tax and has...

July 30, 2012 - 1:14pm

Candidate Removed From Ballot

An emergency elections hearing took place just a day before Tuesday’s primary. The Democratic Party of Georgia requested the hearing at Fulton County Superior Court. It’s to challenge the Secretary...

July 30, 2012 - 12:13pm

Poll: TSPLOST Opinion Divided

The July 31st referendum on a penny sales tax to fund transportation projects has prompted campaigns and websites for and against the tax. A recent poll shows that the so-called "TSPLOST" vote is...

July 30, 2012 - 2:00am

Metal Recycling Law: Pricey Results

A new Georgia law to fight metal theft appears to be working. Metal theft costs Georgia businesses millions of dollars a year. Law enforcement officials in South Georgia are already seeing a decline...

July 27, 2012 - 12:00pm


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