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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
  • human trafficking

    2 sought, 1 in custody human trafficking case in Alamance County

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – A 19-year-old woman was taken from Florida to Alamance County and used as a sex slave, according to Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson. Johnson held a press conference along with the Graham and Burlington Police Departments Thursday to release some details of the case. Authorities said investigators hoped this case would shed light on an ongoing human trafficking problem in the Piedmont. “There’s a whole lot of this going on that we don’t know about because […]

  • 12th Congressional District candidates

    Voters in the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina will see candidates Alma Adams (D) and Vince Coakley (R) twice on the ballot this year. They’ll first be asked to vote for a candidate to fill the last seven weeks of Democrat Mel Watt’s term. Watt retired in January for a job as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. He served the 12th district since 1993. The seat has been empty for 10 months. The second vote on the ballot […]

  • Coalition advocates for healthier housing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Housing Coalition is working to inform renters and tenants their rights so they can advocate for healthier housing. The Healthy Homes Program with GHC takes phone calls from people struggling with substandard housing, and project managers such as Jana Raczkowski visit homes if necessary. “There are populations that tend to suffer where you find more frequently living in substandard housing,” Raczkowski said. “That includes minorities, which can be immigrants and students, and a lot of […]

  • Randolph Hospital partners with attorneys to cut DWI backlog

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — The Randolph County District Attorney’s Office developed a local solution to cut back on the number of DWI cases that go unprosecuted or are repeatedly continued in court. They signed a contract with Randolph Hospital to do some of their blood alcohol content (BAC) testing in DWI cases. The partnership has been in the works for about a year. Chief Assistant District Attorney Andy Gregson said they were frustrated waiting anywhere from 18 months to two years […]

  • Burlington police investigating possible link among 10 shootings

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are investigating at least 10 shootings in Burlington and Graham that could be connected. Capt. Jeff Wood with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Burlington Police Department said the situations are similar and involved homes and cars being shot with dozens of bullets. “Our concern is somebody’s going to eventually get hit,” Wood said. “An adult getting hit is bad enough. Our real concern is a child in a residence and they get hit. So we […]

  • Update on Medicare changes

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – Local groups organized to help senior citizens navigate health insurance are overwhelmed with appointments and phone calls right now. The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Office in Forsyth County is getting 50 to 100 phone calls a day, estimated Sam Matthews. Matthews is the director of the Shepherd’s Center in Winston-Salem and the Medicare SHIIP coordinator for the county. He said they were already busy with appointments simply because the number of people qualifying for […]

  • 75-year-old man killed by 15-year-old died of blunt force trauma

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The 75-year-old man who was killed by a 15-year-old boy died of blunt force trauma, according to a medical examiner. Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 1526 Greenview Drive just before 10 a.m. Sunday. They found the body of 75-year-old Clarence Nelson Parrish near the edge of the woods, not far from his driveway. Family friends and multiple other sources close to the investigation tell FOX8 the boy in custody is Parrish’s own grandson. Investigators did confirm they charged […]

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    15-year-old charged with murdering 75-year-old grandfather in Kernersville

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A 15-year-old boy is accused of killing a 75-year-old man in Kernersville. Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 1526 Greenview Drive just before 10 a.m. Sunday. They found the body of 75-year-old Clarence Nelson Parrish near the edge of the woods, not far from his driveway. Family friends and multiple other sources close to the investigation tell FOX8 the boy in custody is Parrish’s own grandson. According to tax records, Parrish owns the 60 acre area […]

  • High Point Market medically prepared for international travelers

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Starting this weekend, as many as 75,000 visitors from around the world are coming to High Point for the annual furniture market. “We’re really proud of that,” High Point Market Authority President and CEO Tom Conley said of the diversity. “We get between 102 and 105 countries represented.” Tom Conley said 36 people are pre-registered to visit from African countries for this year’s fall market. Those include Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. […]

  • Quarter-cent tax proposed in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County voters are some of many in the Piedmont who will vote for or against a quarter-cent sales tax this election year. The sales tax would equal a penny for every four dollars spent in Guilford County, adding up to an estimated $14 million annually for the county. A group called the ¼ Cent for Schools Committee has posted billboards and yard signs encouraging people to vote “yes” for the tax, pushing the need for […]

  • Importance of women voters for election candidates

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Women vote at higher rates than men in many elections, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, so it’s no surprise that winning women voters is important in any election. High Point University Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Alixandra Yanus says in North Carolina races, we’re already seeing candidates appeal to specific voting groups such as women. “What we have to be really careful about when we think about women voters is treating them as a monolithic […]

  • Greensboro replacing door locks for burglary victims

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the next two weeks, Greensboro police officers and city maintenance crews are working to replace door locks at the homes of burglary victims. Crime analysts pulled information about the number of residences burglarized multiple times this year and the police department reached out to two hundred victims to ask if they were interested in new door locks. The company Kwikset donated the locks to ensure the process was free. “I stand by this program because we’ve already done […]


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