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Carter Coyle is thrilled to be living in the Triad and has always loved North Carolina. She joins the FOX8 team from Augusta, Georgia where she reported and anchored at WRDW-TV for two years.

A Georgia bulldog through-and-through, Carter started her career as a journalist at the University of Georgia in Athens. There, she reported with Newsource 15 and WNEG-TV. She also traveled all over the U.S. with the American Le Mans Racing Series as a broadcast intern.

At UGA, Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast News Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She's always loved reading, writing and acting but finds herself most at home in the newsroom.

One of Carter's favorite memories is bungy jumping 216 meters from the world's highest jump, Bloukran's Bridge, during a service abroad trip to Cape Town, South Africa.

In 2011, Carter was honored with Georgia AP Award for Best Investigative Journalism after a series of reports about a juvenile who was brutally murdered in jail. She received the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Award for Best Feature Story in recognition of a special report with legendary football coach Vince Dooley.

Carter loves digging up interesting news stories and hearing what viewers want to see on TV.

Recent Articles
  • Cars broken into; purses stolen at park in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are reminding residents not to leave valuables in their vehicles. The Department had at least four car break-ins reported last month in the Country Park area of Greensboro off Lawndale Drive. In some cases, drivers did lock their vehicles but left items like wallets, purses and even I-pads in plain sight. “A lot of times if a criminal sees that, it’s an early Christmas for them,” Officer Larry Roberts pointed out. “Just double check, make sure there’s nothing visible and that […]

  • Greensboro residents speak at Senate panel hearing on ‘Trudy Wade’ bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Senators in Raleigh got an earful from Greensboro residents Thursday after more than 20 people stepped up to speak about the so-called “Trudy Wade” bill. Senate Bill 36 would restructure Greensboro’s City Council. It creates seven districts instead of five and eliminates the three at-large council positions. The mayor would also only vote in the event of a tie. The speakers were pretty evenly split in their opinions. About half opposed the new bill, highlighting their confusion […]

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    Greensboro jewelry store owner facing serious charges, denies wrongdoing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro jewelry store owner was arrested Tuesday, charged with felony embezzlement and felony exploitation of an elder or disabled adult, according to arrest warrants in Guilford County. Antonio Pietrantozzi owns Custom Jewelers Gallery at 2447 Battleground Ave. in Greensboro. The store is accredited with the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating and no listed complaints in the last three years. Pietrantozzi’s lawyer immediately denied Pietrantozzi was involved in any criminal wrongdoing. One warrant says there is […]

  • 6 in custody as High Point police continue to investigate killing of innocent bystander

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police have arrested six people total in some way connected to last week’s Hamilton Street homicide investigation. Two unnamed juveniles are in custody along with 18-year-old Dominiq Marquan Deloach and 20-year-old Dontrelle Lamont Jenkins. All four face charges including homicide. Police say last Wednesday night, Michael Moore ran across the street after people started shooting into his house, attempting to break in. Moore’s neighbor Dennis Williams opened his door, but the suspects followed. Police […]

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    Gate City Transportation accused of $19M+ in fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid claims

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Greensboro transportation service for people with disabilities is under state and federal investigation, accused of millions of dollars of fraudulent Medicaid and Medicare claims. Gate City Transportation is owned and operated by Roderick D. Jessup, named in a federal affidavit and warrant application. According to its website, the company has been around for sixteen years and serves patients in wheelchairs or with special needs. Those documents say “the fraudulent claims were submitted to the NC Medicaid […]

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    Guilford County Schools shuffling calendar for makeup days

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County’s Board of Education will have to decide whether to keep tacking on makeup days to the end of the school year or waive some days because of recent snow. Guilford County Schools Chief of Staff Nora Carr said state law requires students to get either 180 days of school or a minimum of 1,025 hours. She said many school districts like GCS strive to get more than the required number, but they will get the […]

  • Guilford Metro 911 calls double for traffic accidents Tuesday morning

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford Metro 911 dispatchers were slammed with one call after another for more than two hours Tuesday morning. The 6 to 8am time frame is usually nowhere near as busy as it was today when snow hit the roads, said Acting Director Melanie Neal. Last Tuesday, also a snow day, Neal said they received 712 calls all day long. 71 of those were traffic accidents. Today, Guilford Metro 911 received 506 calls in just the first […]

  • ‘Say Yes’ to cover college costs in Guilford County

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Phillips Foundation, based in Greensboro, jump started a massive fundraising campaign in Guilford County Monday. Executive Director Elizabeth Phillips said the $5 million commitment is the largest the foundation has ever made. “It has the potential to guarantee every child who graduates GCS has free tuition to higher education institution,” she explained. The money will go toward a newly-announced $28 million fundraising goal, part of a potential partnership with the national nonprofit “Say Yes to Education.” […]

  • How to help people in need in the Piedmont

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — People across the Piedmont stepped up to help a woman in an emergency situation Thursday night. After FOX8 aired a story about a mother with three children without running water and little heat, the station received an influx of phone calls and emails from people ready to help. She got help from a viewer and is doing much better, but the reality is hundreds of other people in our community need emergency help every day. Groups […]

  • Thomasville mother, kids struggling without heat in cold weather

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A Thomasville mother is getting an outpouring of support from the Piedmont. Annie Powell’s mobile home was so cold Thursday there were icicles hanging out of the ceiling of one of her bedrooms. Annie has a baby and two other children. Their mobile home doesn’t have a heating system so they’re using electric space heaters in one room to warm everybody up. The pipes in Annie’s home froze last Saturday and she said they haven’t had running […]

  • Guilford County Schools maintenance crews preparing for cold weather

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools maintenance crews are preparing for cold temperatures. Director of Facilities Gerald Greeson said about fifteen employees were checking school boilers and pipes Wednesday. The boiler at Peeler Elementary is more than 50 years old, he said, and maintenance crews were working to fire it back up after it tripped out. They also kicked up the temperatures of the boilers to prepare for even colder weather. Twenty-five other employees have been scraping sidewalks and parking lots, and […]

  • Guilford County girl sings ‘Let It Go’ on snow day

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Fox8’s winter weather crew met up with families sledding in Greensboro and Jamestown Tuesday morning. Ozzy Baldwin, 11, was brave enough to sing some of everybody’s favorite chilly Disney tune. Baldwin attends Southwest Middle School in Guilford County and has been singing since she was 3 years old. Her mom, Wendy Baldwin, said Ozzy loves “Frozen,” especially the song “Let it Go!” Check out her great voice!  


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