Marilyn Parker

Marilyn Parker

Multimedia Journalist

Marilyn is a multimedia journalist at WALB. She joined the WALB team in February 2018. She is from St. Petersburg, Florida, where she was a part of the Center for Journalism and Multimedia at Lakewood High School. Marilyn has a bachelor’s of science in journalism and mass communication from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2017. While at A&T, she was the reporter, producer, and anchor for the journalism department’s news show “Aggie News & Views.” She interned at WTVT FOX-13 in Tampa, Florida, and WXII-12 News in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Marilyn says that journalism is apart of what connects communities, and she loves helping make those connections. She has a passion for telling stories of those who may feel like they are not heard. She enjoys watching movies, going to the beach, trying new restaurants, traveling and shopping. Feel free to contact Marilyn with any story ideas you may have.

Recent Articles by Marilyn

  District attorney makes proposal on criminals with illegal guns

  Dougherty Co. coroner appointed to state training council

  Apartments, gated communities possible targets for entering autos

  Students, residents gather to clean Pelham cemetery

  Albany Technical College seeing increases in new semester

  New Albany leadership sworn in

  30 students from a DOCO school sent home due to flu

  GA Nat. Guard: ‘The more you prep, the faster the state can recover’

  How to deal with storm anxiety

  'We are trained to do these types of events,’ explains GA National Guard after Iranian attacks

  Professors: Australia’s recovery will take decades

  Albany advocacy center offers self-defense course during National Stalker Awareness Month

  Lily Pad: Teach children body safety early

  Ga. Southwestern professor: Iran’s attack against U.S. was to ‘save face’

  First Dougherty Co. suicide reported in 2020

  Man pleads guilty, sentenced to life after 2017 murder

  Police warn of fraud with 2020 dates on documents

  Break-ins, stolen property prompt new neighborhood watch

  UPDATE: APD says body found near Oglethorpe Bridge a suicide

  Increases for county officials, lower car sales tax among new 2020 laws

  How to make New Year fitness resolutions stick

  AAA: New Year’s Eve deadliest holiday for driving

  Firework safety on New Year’s Eve

  “Matt The Gnat” dropped in Tifton

  Miller Co. begins recovery efforts after EF-1 tornado

  Irwin Co. moving toward recovery after Tuesday tornado strikes

  Cops bring Christmas to kids in Dawson

  Seat belt laws for back seat passengers could come in 2020

  Thousands to be fed in Albany church giveaway

  Hundreds of lighting displays fill Chehaw Park