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

  APD: Clerk held at gunpoint in E. Albany armed robbery

  Albany group ‘looking for a change’ after violence in city

  More than 6K Parris Island recruits arrive in Albany, Ga.

  ‘I don’t think it will have any effect’: South Ga. customers respond after Walmart announces it will stop selling handgun ammunition

  Lee Co. Commission chairman: ‘The county made no mistakes’ in rehiring Fire Chief David Forrester

  Dougherty school board denies former basketball coach’s appeal

  Albany approves internet service purchase renewal

  Albany’s Country Club Estate residents want final say on potential solar farm

  AT&T picketers in Albany: ‘We will strike for as long as it takes’

  ‘This is not the norm’: Leaders host gun violence forum at Albany State University

  Consulting group brought in ahead of downtown Albany developments

  Crisp Co. deputies get equipment to help save lives

  Concerned alumni host forum on HBCU bill

  Former Monroe basketball coach fights to get his job back

  ‘We are all hurting from this’: Albany community speaks on gangs, homicides

  3 polling locations to close in Randolph Co.

  Possible Lee Co. road resurfacing may cost estimated $1.8 million

  Restaurants respond to Sunday alcohol sales in Albany

  Protecting your pet’s paws from high temps

  Lee Co. High football staff: ‘If they aren’t practicing, they’re hydrating’

  Heatstroke vs. heat exhaustion; knowing the differences

  School heat safety; protecting your kids from dangerous heat wave

  Dawson city manager: ‘We will continue to move forward’

  More entering autos in Sylvester than days in July

  Vehicle crashes into electric pole in Sylvester, sends 11 to hospital, knocks out power

  Sylvester hosts 10th Annual Night Out Against Crime

  Lee Co. officials fill backpacks for back to school bash

  What Albany leaders say you can expect from $8M grant

  Company to study Albany’s sewer system needs your help

  Albany businesses lend a helping hand to Northside Elementary School students