Georgia McCarthur

Georgia McCarthur

Multimedia Journalist

Georgia joined the WALB News Team in January 2020 as a multimedia journalist. Georgia was born and raised in metro Atlanta. Georgia graduated from The University of West Georgia in Carrollton in May 2019. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in convergence journalism and minor in marketing. While at UWG, Georgia served as a multimedia journalist and news director of both her college radio and television station. She co-hosted her own radio talk show, “The Power Hour.” Before making her television debut at WALB News 10, Georgia worked as a news trainee and writer for Fox 5 Atlanta. While at Fox, Georgia interviewed Atlanta-based superstar Chris Tucker during a community giveback event. Georgia also spoke with Civil Rights Activist John Lewis. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her passion for reporting began in elementary school where she did the morning announcements and watching the Atlanta Falcons sideline reporters with her family on Sundays. Georgia is excited to learn your story and soar to new heights of life.

Recent Articles by Georgia

  Coroner passionately pleads with the community as deadly violence increases

  Albany Police investigating fatal shooting after 31-year-old man found dead

  City and County leaders discuss future COVID-19 restrictions

  Bicycle shop focusing on repairs looking ahead as nationwide bike shortage continues

Albany State receives personal protective equipment donation

Dougherty Co. coroner, Phoebe work to give timely COVID-19 death toll

  ‘There is a lack of respect for human life': Persley addresses Albany crime after Wednesday deadly shooting

  Dougherty Co. Board of Elections looking for poll workers

  Southwest Georgia leaders cracking down on human trafficking as cases rise

  Albany Housing Authority host Youth Leadership Academy

  Albany man sentenced in October 2018 shooting

  APD: Additional men wanted for W. Gordon Ave. fatal shooting

  Albany police chief concerned about recent spike in violent crimes

  District attorney investigating Albany motel after complaints of drug activity

  School nurses prepare for challenging year amid COVID-19

  Dougherty Co. teacher creates song to inspire children during pandemic

  Persley: APD adheres to rigorous CALEA policing standards

  Retiring APD Lieutenant honored with parade and ceremony

  Albany leaders address recent large gathering event

  App created for parents to reward kids keeping busy during pandemic

  Dougherty County Coroner address recent concert at US 19 Dragway

  District Attorney provides possible solution for decreasing gang violence

  Justice Delayed: Coronavirus pandemic delays Dougherty County Court System

  DCSS superintendent recommends delaying the start of school

  Don’t delay: Make immunization appointments now before the school year starts

  ‘This situation is tragic': APD addresses shooting death of Albany business owner’s son

Albany leaders weigh in on governor’s facemask mandate ban

  Albany Fire Dept. introduces new life-saving equipment

  Albany restaurant owner speaks out after son dies in fatal shooting

  ADDU: Anonymous tip leads to drug arrest