John Barron

John Barron

Multimedia Journalist/Sports Anchor

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

ABAC tennis returns home from nationals

  Worth County’s All-State first baseman is headed to Emmanuel College

  Westover sends two Patriots to college for basketball

  Deerfield Lady Knights basketball welcomes Gina Mitchell as head coach

  Thomasville takes home 2019 boys soccer state title