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Carter Coyle CROPPEd

Contact: carter.coyle@wghp.com
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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.


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    ASHEBORO, N.C. — An overnight storm brought a path of destruction to several parts of Asheboro. For Ink ‘n Stitches Embroidery Shop, located at 2739 U.S. 220 Business, wind bursts blew off its metal roof and scattered it across the neighborhood. The business is working with its insurance company to evaluate the damage and cover the gaping hole. “I hope they can get everything done because I hear there’s another storm coming tonight,” co-owner Penny York pointed out. The storm also […]

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    Grill brush bristles send Randolph County man to hospital

    FRANKLINVILLE, N.C. — A Randolph County man believes bristles from his grill brush stuck to his grill and got into his food, making him sick and leading to emergency surgery. Michael McLeod, of Franklinville, never imagined grilling a couple steaks with his girlfriend would land him in the hospital. At first, he thought he was sick with the flu. He had cold sweats and stomach pain. After a couple days, the pain started spreading and his temperature spiked. McLeod rushed […]

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    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point police officer went above and beyond the call of duty after she says she found a toddler malnourished in a home. According to Lt. Kevin Ray, with High Point police, Officer Melina Antoniou-Davis responded to 507 E. Fairfield Road Sunday on a report of an assault. Robyn Hermite Elliott, 23, reported that her husband, Tyron Lee Elliott, 27, had assaulted her. When Antoniou-Davis arrived at the scene, she noticed there was no furniture or food in […]

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    Piedmont woman warning others about hiring for home repairs

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    Greensboro woman warns against online scams promising thousands in ‘free grant money’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro woman wants to warn others after she almost became the victim of an online scam. Someone apparently hacked her friend’s Facebook account and started messaging her about free federal grant money available. “My ‘friend’ kept telling me it really worked and all I had to do was follow a link,” said Debra Jones. The link brought her to a separate Facebook group, where a man started messaging her about what she won. “He told me […]

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    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 14-year-old student collapsed during a summer football workout Monday afternoon at Walter Hines Page Senior High School in Greensboro and later died, Guilford County Schools officials said. Karson Cross was at the workout — the first workout of the summer — which began at 5 p.m. Monday. Workouts are optional, practices are required, school officials said. At about 5:40 p.m., Cross became ill, was treated immediately and then taken to the hospital. School officials found out Tuesday […]

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