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

  Week 8: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Player of the Week: Caleb McDowell

Play of the Week: Kyle Toole to Chauncey Magwood for the one-handed grab

Team of the Week: Tift County

  Week 7: Friday night football scores and schedules

Game of the Week: Tiftarea @ Valwood

Lee County Softball claims third straight region title

  Player of the Week: Jaleel Green

  Play of the Week: Pickett turns on the jets for the touchdown

  Team of the Week: Colquitt County

  Week 6: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Player of the Week: Ketavion Curry

  Play of the Week: Edwards to Henderson

ASU using victory over #15 West Georgia as fuel for Clark-Atlanta

  Player of the Week: Chauncey Magwood

ASU looking past their 0-2 start and focusing on West Georgia

  Play of the Week: Worth County

Blazers make history with 17th straight win

  Team of the Week: Valdosta Wildcats

  Week 4: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Player of the Week: Demarion Latimore from Terrell County

  Play of the Week: Colquitt County

ASU looking to get back on track against Mississippi College

  Blazers heat up in Coliseum and take down ASU

  Week 3: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Player of the Week: Jordan Edwards

  Play of the week: Sherwood Eagles

  Week 2: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Player of the Week: Cameron Hopkins from Westover

  Play of the Week: Burrus finds Demps