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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.


Columbus Battle Over Closing of Locks

In Columbus, the City Council is looking to Congress for help preventing the closure of locks along the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee/Flint River Basin. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will close locks...

September 13, 2012 - 1:05pm

GBI Investigating Senator Don Balfour

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether state Senator Don Balfour committed any crimes when he falsely claimed official expense pay. But some experts think he’s already been...

September 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

Poll: GA Divided On Charter Schools

In November, Georgia’s voters will not only choose who they want in the White House. The ballot will also include a question on whether to amend Georgia’s constitution so the state can approve and...

September 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

Plan To Help Georgians Earn Degrees

Governor Nathan Deal’s initiative to increase the number of Georgians earning a degree is getting a boost from a new plan put together by the University System of Georgia and the Technical College...

September 10, 2012 - 11:47am

Ten Commandments Display Sparks Debate

A copy of the Ten Commandments now hangs in the State Capitol next to eight other historical documents. It has sparked a new round of debate about whether religious documents belong in a government...

September 10, 2012 - 3:26am