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.…

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…

WSB-TV celebrates 75 years of broadcasting

By Hannah Osborne On Sept. 29, 2023, WSB-TV celebrated 75 years of reporting accurate, local and timely news. “Seventy-five years, I look back on it and I think how remarkable,” says WSB General Manager, Ray Carter. WSB-TV was the first licensed television channel in the south. Over the past 75 years the station has proven itself…

Mother Minton

ATLANTA, Ga– Just like millions of other mothers around the world, WSB-TV Meteorologist, Karen Minton gets up every morning, gets dressed, and begins her motherly duties. But Minton’s children don’t live with her, they live in 2,324,390 other households in the Metro-Atlanta area. At the end of February, Minton will enter through the heavy, studio…