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

October 22, 2012 - 6:00am
Lawmakers are debating proposals for removing criminal penalties and jail time for some traffic offenses. A committee studying the issue will examine how to reclassify certain offenses. A State...
October 17, 2012 - 7:00am
Thousands of people lined up at polling stations across Georgia Monday to begin voting early. The high turnout may have a crucial impact on the November election. Some of the longest waits at polling...
October 15, 2012 - 6:18am
A spike in children’s peanut allergies over the last decade is a phenomenon the medical community can’t explain. Understanding and coping with a child’s food allergy takes a village—from doctors to...
October 12, 2012 - 4:00pm
The showdown last between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was a clear victory for Biden if you’re a Democrat. And it was a slam dunk for Ryan if you’re a Republican....
October 11, 2012 - 3:48pm
Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan face off in Kentucky during their first live, televised debate. Georgia political analysts are predicting more energy than last...

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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