Carter Coyle CROPPEd


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
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    Guilford County preparing for potential flooding

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Greensboro and Guilford County emergency teams are on standby and say they’re prepared for a messy weekend. Guilford County Emergency Services Director Don Campbell says the worst-case scenario over the next few days is widespread power outages and flash flooding. “The good news is we’ve been able to see this coming for the last couple days unlike some of our winter storms that do tend to sneak up on us a little bit,” he pointed out. […]

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    Triad emergency workers preparing for more rain

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency workers throughout the Piedmont are preparing for more rain over the next several days. They advise residents to be prepared in case of power outages. Bryce McClenney and Jon Willis with the U.S. Geological Survey were measuring discharge amounts in the Dan River Wednesday. “We try to get discharge measurements any time there are extreme events just to confirm we are reporting the correct numbers. It also helps out local municipalities and the National Weather […]

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    Rockingham County rains cause flooding, downed trees, EMS response

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County emergency crews have had a busy 24 hours. EMS Director Johnny Bowles tells FOX8 they’ve responded to at least 12 trees down, multiple roads closed due to flooding, eight calls for electrical hazards because of trees in power lines, and one very dramatic water rescue Monday night. Golf courses such as Deep Springs County Club had flooding too and had to close for the day. “We went so long without rain we did need the rain, […]

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    New details emerge in brutal campus rape at High Point Central High School

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — FOX8 obtained the arrest warrant of the suspect accused of rape at High Point Central High School this week. The warrant says Tavio De’Shawn Whitehead, 17, attacked a 14-year-old girl causing a hematoma to the victim’s forehead, hemorrhage to the right eye, a bloody nose and abrasion to the left side of the neck by strangulation. It says Whitehead put his “hands around the victim’s neck until the juvenile couldn’t breathe or scream for help.” The […]

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    Two cases of whooping cough confirmed at schools in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Two cases of pertussis – also known “whooping cough” — were confirmed at two different schools in Randolph County. Health officials said one case was confirmed at Southeastern Randolph Middle School in Ramseur and the other at Coleridge Elementary School in Coleridge. Health Department Director Mimi Cooper tells FOX8 the cases were connected, but for privacy reasons she could not elaborate on how the students were related. “The great thing about what we’re dealing with here […]

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    Guilford Co. realtors expecting initiative to boost real estate sales in the area

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Realtors in Guilford County are expecting the “Say Yes to Education” initiative to boost real estate sales in the area. “More people will want to live here, more houses will need to be built if they’re not available. I think it’s a great opportunity,” said Bethany Chavis with New Homes of Greensboro Realty. As a mother with four children in the GCS system, she knows how attractive the promise of free college tuition will be to […]

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    Neighbors resist proposed apartments in northwest Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – It’s rare to find 30 acres of untouched land nestled in the middle of a rapidly growing area of northwest Greensboro. So it’s not hard to understand why developers are eager to buy and develop just such a property off Pisgah Church Road. But neighbors are not happy about a proposal to build high-end apartments on the land. “I can understand what they’re trying to do – I just don’t want them to do it. I think […]

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    Thousands of Piedmont students still need to get vaccinated for school

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools tells FOX8 more than 1,200 students still need to get the newly-required “MCV” vaccine by September 22. About 100 need to get Tdap vaccinations. MCV refers to the meningococcal conjugate vaccine, which protects against severe diseases such as meningitis and septicemia, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Tdap protects against Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis (whooping cough). The state of North Carolina used to require Tdap for sixth grade. Now it’s required for seventh […]

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    A warning from the BBB about skimming devices at gas pumps

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — AAA predicts this weekend Americans will pay the cheapest Labor Day gas prices in more than a decade. As folks gas up and hit the road, consumer experts remind you to be on the lookout for skimming devices at places like gas pumps, ATM’s and grocery stores. Blair Lewis was at a High Point gas station Friday, on her way from Salisbury. She was recently a victim of identity theft and her bank believes it stemmed from a […]

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    Workers Justice Center opens in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N. C. — Thursday marked the opening of the new Central Carolina Workers Justice Center in Greensboro. It’s located in the Interactive Resource Center on East Washington Street. This is only the third such center in the state and was a collaborative effort among several local and state groups. The goal is to bring together low-wage and unemployed workers to help them build power together and achieve a living wage and better employment standards. They hope to fight for […]

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    Caught on camera: Maintenance man caught rummaging through Burlington apartment

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Whether living in an apartment or a house, most folks have to call repair crews to their home at some point. A Burlington man tells FOX8 he likes to be home when maintenance crews  work on his apartment, but he had to be at work this week when they came by to fix a shower. “I knew that I had maintenance coming over and I knew I wasn’t going to be here because I had to go […]

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    ‘Report cards’ released for public schools statewide

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Report cards” for schools all over the state were released today with accountability results from the State Board of Education. In Guilford County, 53.2 percent of students overall are grade-level proficient according to new state tests. That’s down slightly from last year (53.6 percent) and below this year’s state average (56.6 percent). “While we support having high expectations for all students, it’s also clear that our students and teachers are still adjusting to higher standards, new curriculum […]


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