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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
  • LaDonna French’s mom speaks out after arrest made in French family murders

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — LaDonna French’s mom Nancy Moseley says finding out about Jose Silvano Alvarez Jr.’s arrest was “bittersweet.” It’s bringing back incredibly sad memories from the day her daughter and son-in-law were killed. But it’s also helping her get one step closer to finding peace. FOX8’s Carter Coyle talked to her about this major development in the case after more than three years.  

  • Updates from Davidson, Guilford animal shelters after being taken over by counties

    As federal, state and local agencies continue investigating the United Animal Coalition, there are hundreds of cats and dogs needing homes in Guilford and Davidson counties. U.A.C. was the non-profit that ran both shelters. Its license was revoked earlier this month for allegations of animal abuse and neglect and mismanagement issues. The respective counties took over control of the shelters. Guilford County Commissioners told FOX8 they’d gotten complaints for years about transparency under U.A.C. and lack of reporting numbers such […]

  • Animal rescue groups need help after Guilford, Davidson shelter investigations

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Animal rescue groups in the Piedmont are under a lot of pressure right now as they try to save animals from the Guilford and Davidson County Animal Shelters. Both shelters were operated by the non-profit United Animal Coalition. State and federal investigators are probing into allegations of animal neglect and abuse. Both counties have severed ties with UAC and are now running the shelters themselves. Deputy County Manager in Guilford Clarene Grier tells FOX8 at least 16 […]

  • Mother of man involved in Asheboro evacuation incident speaks out

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — An armed man was taken into custody and people near a popular shopping center were evacuated after police responded to a concerned 911 call. On Wednesday night, Asheboro police received a call about a possible suicidal person driving a black Denali with tinted windows in the Walmart parking lot located off of Dixie Drive/US Highway 64 in Asheboro. The call, which came in about 9:20 p.m., stated that a 23-year-old Archdale man was armed with several weapons […]

  • Budget discussed at GCS back-to-school briefing

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – State legislators are hashing out a final state budget while Piedmont school systems start the 2015/2016 school year. The two-year budget was supposed to be complete by July 1. This week, Governor McCrory announced the House and Senate agreed to an overall spending amount of $21.7 billion this year, but the detailed allocations are still in the works. Last year, education was the second highest expenditure in the state, behind Health and Human Services. Some Guilford […]

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    Greensboro City Council OKs fresh food access plan

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tonight, Greensboro City Council passed the Fresh Food Access Plan, a 48-page outline addressing how to get healthy food to parts of the city that don’t have grocery stores. The plan focuses on food deserts –low-income areas with little to no access to fresh produce nearby. City leaders hope to create food business enterprises to get food from producers and farmers to consumers. One way could be offering incentives to corner stores to offer a wider variety […]

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    Take a look inside the luxury apartments in the transformed Southeastern Building in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After more than two years of renovations, the Southeastern Building downtown Greensboro is boasting apartments and office space available for move-in. Developers Barry Siegal and Willard Tucker took on the project nine years ago. They bought the building after seeing an early picture of how it looked in 1919 when it was first built. For seven years, they worked to secure loans, grants and financing until they could start the renovations. The Southeastern Building originally housed the […]

  • Alamance Co. Sheriff Terry Johnson thanks supporters after discrimination case dismissed

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A judge dismissed a federal lawsuit accusing Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson of discriminating against Hispanics. The Department of Justice claimed that Johnson’s office practiced discriminatory policing and unconstitutional searches by targeting Latino drivers. The judge ruled in Johnson’s favor. The trial began last year, four years after an investigation was launched into the claims. The lawsuit claimed the department encouraged a number of discriminatory policing practices and that Latino drivers were racially profiled and often […]

  • Members of the public who attended the meeting stop to chat after the United Animal Coalition board of directors meeting at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. (Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record)

    Federal, local law enforcement investigating county animal shelters

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Federal and local agencies are investigating the Guilford and Davidson County animal shelters, both managed by the nonprofit United Animal Coalition. UAC’s President Carolyn Cudd told FOX8 they are cooperating with investigators but couldn’t offer any comments while the case is ongoing. She emphasized both shelters are operating as normal for now. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Lexington Police Department as officers executed a search warrant at the Guilford shelter last week. However, there is no […]

  • Rockingham County Register of Deeds working to prevent fraud

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — The Register of Deeds in Rockingham County is implementing a new way to protect citizens’ identity and documents. With a few clicks online, residents can enroll in the Fraud Detection Notification System. “It monitors our recorded documents on a daily basis and if one of those names that you registered is recorded, it will send you an email to let you know,” explained Rebecca Cipriani, Register of Deeds in Rockingham County. She was inspired to look into […]

  • Man stops to help stranded woman in Burlington, gets robbed and assaulted

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man was robbed and assaulted after stopping to help a woman who appeared to be stranded early Wednesday morning in Burlington. The victim told police he stopped his car in the intersection of South Ireland and Washington streets when a woman flagged him down just before 2 a.m. As the victim waited for her to approach his car to explain her dilemma, two men with handguns also approached his car. According to police, the victim was […]

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    High Point tutor charged with sex offense with child had prior indecent liberties conviction

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A self-employed math tutor of children was arrested on Friday for alleged sex offenses with a minor, police said Monday. Robert James Harris, 68, of High Point, is charged with statutory sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a minor. Police said the nature of Harris’ employment allowed him contact with children in the Piedmont Triad area. Parents whose children had contact with Harris and have any suspicions or concerns are asked to call the […]

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