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

Persley addresses Saturday Albany protest

Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

  Dougherty Co. coroner explains how COVID-19 deaths are determined

  Tift Regional given the green light to resume elective surgeries

  Albany non-profit organization awards college scholarships

  GA Department of Public Health increases workforce to monitor COVID-19

  Alzheimer’s Association Longest Day 2020 continues

  Peaceful protest against killing of George Floyd held in Albany

  'People are still dying’: DPH expands contact tracing for COVID-19

Community members host surprise parade to honor frontline nurses

  8-year-old philanthropist making lemonade to raise money for good cause

  Buzz about Asian hornets adds to woes of beekeepers

  Filling the tank: Baconton pastor helps those who are helping others

  St. James Baptist Church fills tanks of essential workers

  Georgia Power offers Memorial Day boating safety tips

  Tift Co. Schools wait for state before finalizing budget

  Procter & Gamble boosts production to meet toilet paper demand

  COVID-19 fears tied to drop in child vaccinations

  American Red Cross: African-American blood donors needed to support sickle cell patients

  GBI investigating death in Tift Co.

  APD arrests 5, seizing stolen firearms and drugs

  Born in the shadow of 9/11, this senior graduates with two degrees amid another crisis

  Popular Albany bar & grill hoping for bars to reopen to save business

  Albany shooting victim’s sister calls for end to violence

  Ashburn native made it to top 17 in ‘The Voice’ competition

  Tift Regional continues work on multi-million dollar expansion amid pandemic

  Tifton textile factory makes changes to produce personal protective equipment

  Programs help Ga. students gain exposure to construction industry

  Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany featured during comedy festival pre-show

  Baconton church makes special deliveries for Mother’s Day