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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.


Augusta Gangs Go National

Law enforcement officials in Augusta are noticing some dangerous trends with gangs. Local gangs are not only affiliating themselves with dangerous national gangs, they’re bullying younger kids into...

July 26, 2012 - 8:32am

'Ethics Express' Rallies Voters

The “Ethics Express” is rolling through Georgia this week, making stops in Columbus, Macon and Albany. The bus tour is to rally voters to vote “yes” on a non-binding primary ballot question...

July 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

Lawsuit Filed Against Braves and MLB

The father of a girl who suffered brain injuries from a foul ball at a 2010 Atlanta Braves game is suing the team and Major League Baseball. He says the team didn’t provide proper protection to keep...

July 24, 2012 - 7:29am

Deal's Ethics Complaints Settled

Governor Nathan Deal agreed to pay several thousand dollars worth of fines to settle several ethics complaints. The state ethics commission dismissed the other complaints against him. An...

July 23, 2012 - 12:24pm

Georgia: New Hot Spot For Vineyards

“Georgia Grown” is a label adorning more and more wine bottles across the country. The Peach State is a new hot spot for up-and-coming vineyards and award winning wine. North Georgia is now home to...

July 23, 2012 - 2:57am


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