Parker Wallace

Parker Wallace

Reporter / Producer - Atlanta

Department: Radio

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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

April 6, 2012 - 3:29pm
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 4, 2012 - 4:12pm
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...
March 31, 2012 - 12:00am
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 - 4:01pm
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 - 2:18am
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...

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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