Albany on the GAB’s 90th Anniversary Tour

Written By: Hailey Johnson The Georgia Association of Broadcasters continues to celebrate broadcasters statewide on their sixth 90th Anniversary Roadshow stop at the Northwest Library in Albany, Georgia! This event in Albany was hosted by Reese Furlow from WSWG and Madison Foglio from WALB-TV. Furlow serves as a sports director, covering all the local high…

Lorenzo “Lo” Jelks – Hall of Fame 2024

By Hannah Osborne A history maker in every right, in 1968 Lorenzo “Lo” Jelks became the first Black on-air reporter in the Southeast.  “I think that Lo Jelks, coming to WSB in the 60s, which was such a tumultuous time, really changed the face of journalism for everyone, especially people of color,” says WSB-TV’s Karyn Greer.…

Teresa Whitaker – GAB Hall of Fame 2024

By Hannah Osborne Teresa Whitaker has known her dream was to become a broadcaster since she was 13-years old. As a self-proclaimed “army brat,” Whitaker spent her days at Fort Gordon (now designated as Fort Eisenhower) in Augusta playing basketball. Although, when 6 o’clock rolled around, Whitaker ran inside to watch Lou Green anchor the news…

Previewing the 2024 GAB Hall of Fame Induction

By Hannah Osborne The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) 2024 Hall of Fame class will be celebrated at an induction ceremony on Friday, March 22, 2024.  You can purchase tickets for this event here.  The GAB Hall of Fame recognizes the big-name legends and small-town greats from all around the state. Each nominee must have a…