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

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: GHSA State Championship games and scores

Colquitt County seeking redemption in state championship

Haven Brady Jr. finishes 10th at national boxing tournament

Gas prices lowest statewide since December 2017

Flint River Dance Arts building looking to get back up and running

Blazers on track to make first undefeated season

Round 4: Friday night football schedule and scores

5 South Georgia teams are Mercedes Benz bound

Stakes are raised as rematch between Eagles and Gators takes place in Finals

Crisp Academy ready for first Finals appearance since 2003

ASU finds second win of the season

Blazers put up 45 points in second half to secure second round victory

Round 3: Friday night football schedule and scores

Game of the Week (11/23/18): North Gwinnett @ Colquitt County

APD gives safety tips to ensure shopper safety for Black Friday

Lowndes searching for ring number 6

Wildcats make second quarterfinal appearance in three years

Play of the Week (11/20/18): Casen Royal finds Bo Cunningham

2nd annual Grapple on the Gridiron held in Valdosta

Blazers improve to 5-0 in record setting victory