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

  Coffee Co. residents demand safety improvements at railroad crossing

Lee Co. residents still up to their knees in water

Lack of Internet can affect quality of life in South Georgia

Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit seeing a rise in different types of drugs

Colquitt Co. officials waive $250K in unpaid garbage fees

Two Albany residents fed up with hazardous intersection after crash

Tifton bars allowed to sell liquor on Super Bowl Sunday

Albany Chain Gang reflects on deadly 2017 storms

Moultrie Council keeps 2019 salaries the same as previous year

MLK remembered in Albany history

Colquitt Co. residents fed up with temporary fixes to dirt roads

Colquitt Co. residents voice concerns with dirt roads

GSP offers advice after para-gliding

Albany airport operating normal during government shutdown

“Feed The Need” event feeds over 250 people

Albany Beer and Hymn event brings Christmas Cheer

Don’t blow it: Invest your income tax return

New stimulation machine to help combat depression

Christmas on a budget: How not to break the bank

GDOT announces all roads are fully operation again