Parker Wallace

Parker Wallace

Reporter / Producer - Atlanta

Department: Radio


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

September 7, 2012 - 4:19pm
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler is refusing to pay jobless benefits to seasonal workers like teachers and bus drivers despite an order from the federal government to do so. Earlier this month,...
September 6, 2012 - 3:11pm
A state commission charged with revising Georgia’s school funding formula made recommendations at a meeting Wednesday. The suggestions include more money for teacher training, school psychologists...
September 5, 2012 - 2:21pm
Whether it’s Miley Cyrus tweeting about her gluten- free diet or Yankee Stadium offering gluten-free options, there is growing interest in cutting gluten out of food. “Hi Suzanne. How’ve you been...
September 4, 2012 - 4:16pm
Agriculture experts predict a large peanut harvest this year will give South Georgia's economy a boost and lift the dryspell for peanut farms. The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts the 2012...
September 3, 2012 - 4:26pm
The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina kicks off Tuesday, less than a week after the Republicans wrapped up in Tampa. Georgia’s delegates to the Democratic National...

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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