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 1: Friday night football scores and schedules

Olympic hero returns home

Blazers camp heats up with second preseason scrimmage

Seminole County ready for return to glory

  Rams take the field in full pads

Rams take the field for the first day of training camp

  Rams report back to campus for start of camp

  Cougars ready to take off in 2019

  Nighthawks announce new baseball head coach

  Bobcats on the prowl in 2019

  A pair of track stars return home as All-Americans

  Warriors on a mission for ring number 6

  Rebels hoping new stadium and new year will bring good fortune in 2019

  Steven Williams reflects on Auburn’s historical 2019 season

  ALB All-stars return home from Dizzy Dean World Series

  Eagles looking for breakout season in 2019

  A South Georgia showdown in Leesburg

  A love for the game and a career off the field

WALB receives community award for Trent Brown parade coverage

  Staysha Allen signs with Florida A&M Women’s basketball

  Albany Seahawks using kickball tournament as fundraiser for Gridiron Classic

  Indians getting set for another title run in 2019

  Rams storming towards the 2019 football season

  Sapphire Roughriders searching for national title

  ALB All-stars ready for Dizzy Dean showdown

  35th annual Lea Henry Camp of Champs see record number

  Chris Wade takes over as the new Turner County AD

  ASU picked to clinch SIAC East

Rebels using the look good, feel good, play good mentality in 2019

  South Georgia Motorsports Park holds 4th annual drag racing nationals