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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. Feel free to email her any time at

Recent Articles
  • Fewer students want to be teachers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The University system of North Carolina is working to retain quality teachers and recruit more people to pursue careers in education in the state. Fewer students are enrolling in education degree programs at the undergraduate level at most colleges and universities in North Carolina, according to state numbers. Overall, 453 fewer students were enrolled in teacher education programs at UNCG from 2008 to 2013. That number is down 287 at Winston-Salem State University and down 50 at […]

  • Town leaders work to revitalize Gibsonville

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. – Town leaders in Gibsonville recently consulted with the state Downtown Development Association for ideas on how to attract more people and more business owners to downtown. “I love Gibsonville the way it is, but there are things that need to be done,” said Tiffany Lattero, the owner of Reno’s Pizza on Main Street. She’s also the President of the Merchant’s Association. “We really need to encourage people to come into Gibsonville and stay. Not just let it […]

  • Local firefighters remember 9/11

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point firefighter Jason Odenwelder was a rookie in training class on Sept. 11, 2001. He remembers watching the events of the day unfold. “The class we were having that day was on terrorism. It was just an eerie irony that the instructor there for that class was to talk about acts of terrorism. And here we were experiencing one,” explained Odenwelder. Charles Norman, also a High Point firefighter, said he and his colleagues knew what […]

  • Stokes Co. leaders concerned over coal ash law

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — State environmentalists and community leaders in Stokes County are worried a state law to manage coal ash doesn’t sufficiently address all power plant locations in North Carolina. Governor McCrory said this week he would not sign the bill but also did not plan to veto it. The N.C. Conservation Network released a statement saying, “Under the coal ash bill, coal ash from just four facilities will be fully excavated and moved to lined storage away from […]

  • Opposition to proposed megasite near Randolph, Guilford county line

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A megasite proposed for industrial development near the Guilford and Randolph County lines is getting attention from state leaders. Piedmont economic developers asked the state for millions of dollars to help make the land attractive to a potential automobile manufacturer or industrial company. The legislature did not pass an economic development package this session that included money for projects like the potential megasite off 421 near Liberty. Governor McCrory could still ask legislators to reconvene to […]

  • Proposal for sports complex in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Davidson County Commissioner is proposing to build a large sports complex that could become a destination for sports tournaments and travelers from all over the region. Commissioner Todd Yates first saw a similar facility in North Myrtle Beach and tells FOX8 he contacted the company that developed and manages the complex, The Sports Facility Advisory, based in Clearwater, Fla. Yates also pointed to another facility in Gatlinburg, Tenn., Rocky Top Sports World, which just opened […]

  • Concerns over closing part of Lindsay Street in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Business owners and neighbors of the Greensboro Grasshoppers stadium downtown are excited about continued investment on their growing side of town. Local developer Roy Carroll plans to build a new hotel and apartment complex along Eugene Street at Lindsay Street, with a potential capacity of 300 people or more. Lindsay Street is a two-way road stretching from the ball field toward Wendover Avenue. Carroll asked the city to consider closing a short section at the end of Lindsay […]

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    Patrons take down suspect during armed robbery in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Patrons in a Burlington convenience store stopped an armed robbery in progress Sunday evening. Police responded to the KemCo located at 507 North Graham Hopedale Road around 10:58 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery. Chelsea Douglas was one of the clerks on duty in the store. “A dude walked in with a wig on, black hoodie, black pants, face mask and a gun. He pointed the gun at me and told me to give him […]

  • Dustin Simpson

    Heroin overdoses on the rise, Winston-Salem family speaks out after son’s death

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – High Point police reported four overdoses in just the last 24 hours in the city. Numbers released Friday show overdoses spiked in May, decreased a bit in June and July, but are starting to increase again in August. According to the police statistics, there were 90 total heroin overdoses in High Point since March. Ten people died from heroin in that same time period. 72% of the overdoses involved white males. 41 of the 91 overdoses […]

  • Some Piedmont companies struggling to fill jobs

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Schools like Weaver Academy in Greensboro are in-tune with the types of jobs that are hardest to fill in Guilford County. Teachers there want their students trained and prepared for exactly those positions. Dr. Keith Debbage, Professor of Geography at UNCG, released a workforce survey showing more than 1,500 difficult-to-fill jobs open in Guilford County. The positions ranged from advanced manufacturing to computer skills, aviation and supply chain logistics. “It’s good news that we in fact have […]

  • ‘CoLab’ will offer new learning space for Greensboro students

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Partnership and Chamber of Commerce hosted the city’s annual State of our Community luncheon Wednesday. Leaders highlighted growth in Greensboro, mentioning the Union Square campus project and the Steven B. Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. The Partnership and Action Greensboro also announced a new learning space endeavor called CoLab. It would house projects such as the Entrepreneur Connection and StartUp Lab Accelerator, as well as offer space for students in the area’s seven colleges […]

  • New DHHS director looks ahead with consolidation

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — As Guilford County’s Departments of Public Health and Social Services consolidate into one entity, a new man is taking charge. Joe Raymond left his job as DSS director in Forsyth County to become director of Health and Human Services in Guilford County. After one week on the job, Raymond said he’s still meeting people in both departments and developing a strategy for the consolidation moving forward. “Everybody in the country knows sometimes access to services is […]


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