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

August 22, 2012 - 12:09am
The GOP candidate for North Georgia’s newest congressional seat in the 9th district was decided Tuesday night after a heated runoff election. State Representative Doug Collins defeated Martha Zoller...
August 14, 2012 - 6:05pm
The U.S. Labor Department has ruled that Georgia’s decision to deny unemployment benefits to seasonal workers violated workplace laws. That means thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers...
August 13, 2012 - 4:25pm
The controversy over whether the state can fund a charter school over the rejections of a local school board will be decided in November’s election. Education advocates are split over where state...
August 13, 2012 - 10:43am
Stewart County schools are beginning a second full week of school on a new schedule: a 4-day school week. Despite initial concerns from parents, the school year is off to a good start. When the...
August 10, 2012 - 4:26pm
Parasites that prey on livestock are now becoming drug resistant, according to experts. It’s the result of decades of frequently treating animals with anthelmintics, commonly called de-wormers....

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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