Asia Wilson is a multimedia journalist for WALB News 10. She joined the team in January 2018. Asia is a native of Salisbury, North Carolina and calls the Charlotte area her home. Prior to WALB, Asia was a news contributor at WCCB Charlotte "The CW" and a communications specialist for a government agency. Her stories have been on the desk of the North Carolina governor several times. During this time, she also worked as an independent contractor in the production department with the Charlotte Hornets, and volunteered some of her time with a Raycom Sports Media show called, "The ACC Blintz."
Asia graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University as a triple major in broadcasting, public relations, and journalism. While in college she was the only journalism student to work with ESPN and DV Sports Media. After college, she went on to intern at WSOC and PBS both in Charlotte. She has been featured in two independent films and most recently was selected as a Woman of Influence and one of Charlotte’s top 30 most auccessful individuals under 30 years old. Asia has a passion for all things news and sports. She is excited to tell your stories here in Southwest Georgia. If you have a story idea, feel free to reach out!
As you prepare to do your Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping, Dougherty County Police want you to remember safety first!When people are out shopping, they often think crooks are targeting purses and wallets. According to police, that’s not the only thing.
Several police officers swarmed an Albany catholic community center Wednesday morning, but it was for good reasons!The Dougherty County Police Department donated over $500 in groceries to help families ahead of Thanksgiving.
As temperatures start to drop, Albany Fire crews said they find more vagrants seeking shelter in abandon buildings and vacant homes. Albany Fire Department crews said vagrants are looking to escape cold weather and heavy rain showers.
The Salvation Army in Albany, is pushing their services even harder, after a homeless woman was attacked and killed Monday night. After that recent death, shelter leaders are urging those in need to make this their safe haven.