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

  A cup and a chat: Tift Co. law enforcement hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’

  Tifton officials hope to raise awareness on child abuse prevention

  Irwin Co. receives life-saving device donation

  Community discusses CBD and hemp oil benefits

  African-American tour explores Americus’ historic past

  Baked with love: Albany bakery to host family-fun Valentine’s Day event

  Lunch and learn: Luncheon held at Tift Regional to raise awareness on heart attack prevention

  Police investigating Austin Firegrill car break-in

  Do you know how to properly install a car seat?

  Cook residents speak on evacuating homes

  Lee Co. raise money for youth with Daddy Daughter Dance

  Fans show excitement for Hot Wheels Monster Truck Show

  Irwin Co. homeowners prepared for more storms after December’s destructive tornado

  Jury reaches verdict in 2017 Fitzgerald murder trial

Miller Elementary School putting state grant to good use

  'I am glad God put us in the position to help’: Men save Douglas baby found on highway