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!
It seems Southwest Georgia Academy has found a formula that works on the gridiron.With another season right around the corner, the Warriors are hoping they’ll be standing on the field at Mercer and raising that trophy when it’s all said and done.
We always hear about those players who go on to make the big plays on the biggest stages.But Wednesday, we get the chance to talk about a Albany native who turned his love for sports into a career off the field.
If you head to Irwin County, they’ll tell you how great it is to be an Indian.And what’s not to love?For the Irwin County football team, they’ve been a force in single-A, and it looks like 2019 won’t be bringing any changes.