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

Auburn football holds 7th annual Cleve Wester memorial golf tournament

  Hoffpauir taking over the Golden Tornadoes

  South Georgia United paving the way for youth soccer

  Panthers using team unity to elevate them in 2019

  Lee County searching for 6-A triple crown in 2019

  Cougars hoping preseason work will result in first state title

  10 South Georgia teams showcased in Trojan League

  Tiftarea looking to build off of record setting year

  New year, new coach, same goals

  Cervantes Jackson leaving behind some big shoes to fill at ASU

  Matt Crews leading the way for Packer nation baseball

  Vincent Norrman named first team All-American

  Game on Training helping South Georgia young baseball stars

  GSW hopes to inspire the next generation of ball players

ASU Lady Rams basketball adds 2 more South Georgia players

  ABAC Golf’s Bozeman and Park take home All-American honors

ALB All-stars eager for chance to bring home World Series title

  ABAC Men’s golf charges towards NJCAA National title

  Nighthawks Men’s golf finds NAIA National Championship bid

  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

  Fillies are headed to first NJCAA national tournament since 2002

  Deandra Schirmer welcomed as the new VSU Women’s head coach

  VSU Men’s tennis returns from regionals after claiming GSC title

  Javarious McDaniel is headed to Andrew College

  Pelham names Derrick Lavatte as new boys head basketball coach

Thomasville boys soccer headed to first state finals since 2010