Damon Arnold

Damon is a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at WALB. He joined the WALB team in June 2017. Damon was born in Columbia, Missouri and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a proud alumnus of the illustrious Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, where he graduated magna cum laude from the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. Damon has studied under the Nieman Fellows at Harvard University, interned with WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa, Florida, Capital Outlook Newspaper in Tallahassee, Florida, as well as a staff writer for HBCU Buzz based out of Washington D.C. While in college he was the lead anchor of the university’s news station FAMU News 20 at Five. At the same time, he fulfilled the role of editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper, The Famuan. Damon is also a member of the Omicron Gamma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity Inc. Damon fell in love with journalism long before he was aware of it. As a pre-teen he made it his life’s mission to tell on his siblings before they could tell on him. Damon enjoys traveling, community service, eating and being the best example to his six siblings as possible. He welcomes feedback and looks forward to getting to know the South Georgia Community.

Recent Articles by Damon

ATC plans reduction in staff

Rib showdown to ignite for sixth year

Alzheimer’s Association to hold training

Worth Co. school awarded grant that provides internet to students

Zaxby’s donates proceeds to help with Hurricane Florence disaster relief

Arlington not facing fines, citations for July sewage spill

Community gathers for 150th Camilla Massacre Commemoration

Dougherty Co. credits students for high graduation rate

South Georgia remembers Burt Reynolds

One killed in Americus crash

NWS, GEMA declare Phoebe storm ready

Bikers escort Moving Wall to Crisp County

Hahira downtown square almost set for business

VSU announces partnership with Wild Adventures

Leaders work to revive history in downtown Valdosta

Potential property tax increase could be on the way for Valdosta residents

'I can't believe that this has happened': Friend of Berrien Co. murder victim shocked by shooting

Albany man faces burglary charges out of Worth County

Second Harvest opens the doors for Teacher's Harvest

FBI needs help identifying violent GA bank robbery suspect