John Barron

John joined the news team in January 2018 as a multimedia journalist at WALB. John was born in Tallahassee, Florida and moved several times in his life until finally staying in Marietta. He played football and soccer at Wheeler High School and received a full ride to Savannah State University to play football. During his senior year, he was voted 1st team All-Conference and named SBN Sports All-American. He graduated with a degree in mass communications in 2017 and was awarded Dean’s List. While finishing his degree, he worked at WTOC in Savannah where he helped the sports team with Friday night sports. During his free time, John likes staying active and being outdoors. If you have a story idea for John, don't hesitate to reach out!

Recent Articles by John

  Man on Broad Avenue Bridge walks away unharmed

Westover signs school record 11 football players to college

Tift County takes home 7th region tournament title in a row

Calhoun County boys and girls basketball take region titles for first time since 2000

Dougherty looking for defense to prevail in playoffs

Lee County representing well in state playoffs

GSW Lady Canes looking to capitalize in 2019

Americus Police Department investigates Parker St. shooting

Americus Garden Inn hopes to show what the city has to offer

ASU Softball gets 4 on the preseason all-SIAC team

Monroe Basketball forfeits games due to ineligible player

Westover host senior night after hurricane Michael

Gary Goff welcomed as new head football coach at VSU

Outraged Moultrie mother upset over bullying case

Body found in streets of Moultrie

The city joins in celebrating the 2018 VSU national champions

Hornets boys basketball getting ready for region race

City of Bainbridge continuing to revitalize downtown area

2019 War at the Border features some of the best talent around Thomasville

Cook hires 2-time 5-A coach of the year, Jamie Rodgers as new head coach