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

February 24, 2012 - 4:44pm
A new poll released Friday shows that 72% of Georgians support bringing horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering to the ballot in November. It comes on the heels of Thursday’s proposal of a bi-partisan...
February 23, 2012 - 6:48pm
Georgia’s juvenile code is one step closer to being re-written. State lawmakers passed the revised bill. Now it moves forward to the powerful Rules Committee to decide if the bill goes to the House...
February 22, 2012 - 7:14pm
In what’s poised to be one of Venezuela’s most heated elections in history, a young governor named Henrique Capriles will go up against the ailing President Hugo Chavez in October. This week,...
February 22, 2012 - 5:39pm
35 children who have died since December were being monitored by the state’s child protection agency. Six of them passed away from adults accidentally smothering them while sleeping in the same bed...
February 22, 2012 - 5:28pm
The state’s child protection agency is responding to concerns there appears to be a spike in the number of children’s deaths on their watch. 35 Georgia children have died since December 1st. They had...

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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