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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.

Archive News Articles

Georgia Tech's Inventure Competition

Some of Georgia Tech’s best and brightest entrepreneurs will compete for a $15,000 cash prize and a free patent filing at an invention contest Tuesday night. It’s part of the Fourth Annual InVenture...

March 14, 2012 - 3:03am

Committee Debates Gun Silencer Bill

A State House committee heard testimony Tuesday supporting a bill that would lift the ban on hunting with a silencer. But some are questioning whether the proposed law would make it easier for people...

March 13, 2012 - 12:15pm

Ethics Bill: Dead But Not Forgotten

One of the bills that didn’t survive the “crossover day deadline” at the Capitol, was an ethics bill to cap lobbyist spending. Senator McKoon, who helmed the bill has promised to work toward new...

March 9, 2012 - 9:44am

Bills Pass By House Deadline

House lawmakers made a dash for the finish line during the General Assembly’s longest and busiest day of the legislative session. Facing a midnight deadline, lawmakers debated a laundry list of bills...

March 7, 2012 - 8:21pm

New Guidelines For Food Stamps

The Georgia Senate passed a bill that would require food stamp recipients pursue “personal or professional development” to retain their state benefits. The legislation is aimed at encouraging self-...

March 7, 2012 - 1:58pm


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