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

  DNR: Leave saving animals to professionals

  Hubbard, Dorough faceoff in Albany mayoral debate

  Qualifying date approved for Sylvester mayoral seat

  1 in 4 older adults aren’t reporting falls; physical trainers speak on fall prevention

  Santa Claus comes to the Albany Mall

  Dougherty Co. coroner concerned about suicides as holidays approach

  APD looking for suspect in brutal East Albany attack

  $28K of equipment approved for Lee Co. SWAT

  ‘Great day for Dougherty Co.’ after town hall meeting

  Surveillance video from Albany bus station homicide

  Dawson police need public’s help identifying suspected burglars

  Capital improvement plan to better Sylvester airport

  ‘Contraband’ reported with contracted Terrell Co. inmates work in Sylvester

  Terrell Co. Courthouse closed after reports of mold

  Halloween safety: Drugged candies, predators

  ’Called to Care’ calls for community support

  Sylvester PD investigating 2 shootings, possibly linked

  Grab-n-go style market coming to SWGA Regional Airport

  New Sylvester Police Chief: ‘Lets see what a woman can do’

  Fight continues to save Ga. HBCUs, fundraising in next steps

  Upgrades underway for SWGA Regional Airport

  Feeding the Valley food bank holds grand opening in Albany

  Patticake House speaks on Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney death

  Drug overdoses on the rise in Dougherty Co.

  Albany commissioner accused of stealing signs attends commission meeting

  Albany to celebrate 400 years of African American history

  5 of 7 candidates show up for Albany’s 2019 mayoral forum

  ‘On top of feeling violated, my trust is shaken’: Albany residents respond to commissioner candidate’s stolen signs

  Dept. of Public Health: ‘Flu cases increase in last few weeks, season started early'

  CDC gives name to vaping-related illnesses