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

March 20, 2012 - 3:15pm
State utility regulators decided Tuesday to allow Georgia Power to close two outdated coal fired plants. It’s a decision that complies with federal environmental rules, but it may come at a price to...
March 19, 2012 - 4:38pm
With only days left in this year’s legislative session, lawmakers are pushing comprehensive tax reform legislation through the General Assembly. A joint committee introduced a massive tax reform bill...
March 19, 2012 - 4:38pm
With only days left in this year’s legislative session, lawmakers are pushing comprehensive tax reform legislation through the General Assembly. A joint committee introduced a massive tax reform bill...
March 16, 2012 - 4:08pm
The latest numbers from the Labor Department show the unemployment rate went up in most parts of Georgia in January. But there is a silver lining with a glimmer of job growth in certain industries....
March 14, 2012 - 5:39pm
Students, teachers and some lawmakers are campaigning against what they consider dangerous gun legislation. Activists worry weaker gun restrictions will compromise public safety. One bill would...

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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