Parker Wallace

Parker Wallace

Reporter / Producer - Atlanta

Department: Radio


Twitter: @parker100

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.

Recent News Articles

July 11, 2012 - 3:40pm
As Florida and other states crack down on pain pill mills, clinics are migrating to Georgia where painkillers can be easily bought and taken across state lines to re-sell. So-called “pain pill...
July 10, 2012 - 1:48pm
Judges across Georgia are closing courtrooms to the public, citing reasons like lack of space and security concerns. But it’s against the law to do so and now some judges are getting slapped with...
July 6, 2012 - 3:45pm
A reporter for Georgia’s largest Spanish language newspaper is facing possible deportation back to El Salvador. Mario Guevara writes frequently about immigration, but now finds himself the subject of...
July 5, 2012 - 4:14pm
Georgia’s improving unemployment rate will “trigger” the end of federal emergency benefits for a number of Georgians, starting this weekend. It’s putting added pressure on the recently unemployed....
July 5, 2012 - 4:07pm
A surge in art majors is leading Kennesaw State University to upgrade its art program. This fall, the Department of Visual Arts will become the School of Art and Design. The new designation as a...

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Traveler - September 17, 2012 - 3:07pm
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...
Georgia Traveler - August 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
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...

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