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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.


Rehab Option Could Reduce Recidivism

Sentencing reform legislation is awaiting Governor Nathan Deal’s signature. The bill promises to save Georgia taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, reduce the state’s prison population and...

April 6, 2012 - 11:29am

Small Victories For Juvenile Justice

A bill to rewrite the entire state legal code that deals with children did not pass this year's legislative session. But there were smaller changes for juvenile justice. Georgia lawmakers allocated...

April 4, 2012 - 12:12pm

Bugging Out is Big Business

There’s a buzz in the air…after a mild winter and a jump start on spring, bugs are coming out early this year! This means a big increase in business for exterminators, who are seeing a rush of...

March 30, 2012 - 8:00pm

Lawmakers Turn Focus To Campaign Trail

Now that the legislative session is over, lawmakers can turn their attention to the campaign trail—from raising money to raising awareness about issues that matter to their constituents. After an...

March 30, 2012 - 12:01pm

Lawmakers Pass Abortion Bill At Deadline

Vowing to take their case to the polls, chanting, “Women will remember in November,” a line of women Senators walked out of both the House and Senate wrapped in police tape after the abortion bill...

March 29, 2012 - 10:18pm


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