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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.


Sumter County Superintendent Fired

The Sumter County School Superintendent is out of a job. On Thursday night, the embattled school board voted to fire Dr. Roy Brooks. The firing comes just a day after the state’s school accreditation...

April 16, 2012 - 2:54pm

Crops And Cash Bloom Early At GA Farms

Strawberries and other crops are about a month ahead of schedule, signaling a boom year financially for Georgia farms. Weather continues to be a concern as farmers worry about temperatures turning...

April 12, 2012 - 11:30am

Sumter County School Board Investigated

The organization that accredits schools sent a team to Americus this week to investigate the Sumter County School Board. The visit comes amid allegations of power struggles and policy violations....

April 11, 2012 - 11:55am

Suspects Targeted FBI And IRS Buildings

Two Georgia men accused of plotting terror attacks on government employees and civilians have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in federal court. The men were arrested after months of surveillance...

April 10, 2012 - 12:17pm

School Bus Service Cuts Across Georgia

Local school districts across Georgia are dealing with less money from the state for transportation while being hit with higher gas prices and dwindling local budgets. School districts are finding...

April 9, 2012 - 10:56am


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