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 21, 2012 - 7:24pm
Documents obtained by GPB show that 35 Georgia children have died since December 1st. All of them were on the radar of the state’s child protection agency. Since December, a child has died nearly...
February 20, 2012 - 7:56pm
Georgia’s unseasonably warm weather is putting the Department of Transportation ahead of schedule for many construction projects. Normally, winter temperatures would have delayed them. But a dragging...
February 16, 2012 - 11:00pm
The Senate Ethics reform package which would place a $100 gift cap on lobbyist gifts to legislators is now in the hands the Senate Rules Committee. But ethics watchdog groups say that’s a way to...
February 16, 2012 - 4:46pm
The Senate Ethics reform package which would place a $100 gift cap on lobbyist gifts to legislators is now in the hands the Senate Rules Committee. But ethics watchdog groups say that’s a way to...
February 15, 2012 - 11:52am
Hundreds of Venezuelans made the trek to Duluth northwest of Atlanta Sunday to cast their absentee ballots in Venezuala’s first-ever primary election. Henrique Capriles, a 39-year-old governor won a...

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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