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

Americus-Sumter holds community day for basketball

  Gordy Gruhl named Westwood Athletic Director

Lady Jets make third straight national playoff appearance

Haven Brady jr. takes home 5th state title

Americus-Sumter falls in state tournament

Lady Jets searching for three peat in district title game

  Panthers seeking first state title

Clinch and Irwin end their season in Final Four

  Calhoun County sends boys and girls basketball to finals

  Lady Bobcats searching for first finals appearance since 2003

  Moultrie sees increase in vape usage

‘I think anytime a coach like that has trouble, he should face up to what trouble he’s in.’

Hot Wheels Monster Truck Live show sees record crowd in Albany

  Moultrie police want the public to watch for contractor fraud

  Benefit fundraiser to help Baker Co.'s oldest church rise from the ashes

Moultrie community to come together to raise awareness, stop gang violence

  Man on Broad Avenue Bridge walks away unharmed

Westover signs school record 11 football players to college

  Tift County takes home 7th region tournament title in a row

  Calhoun County boys and girls basketball take region titles for first time since 2000