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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
  • 105 new jobs coming to Eden

    EDEN, N.C. — 105 new jobs will open up in Rockingham County with the expansion of Karastan Rug manufacturing in Eden. The existing plant on Henry Street has been in operation since 1928 and currently employs 170 people. Local economic development officials tell us there was some concern the parent company Mohawk Group was consolidating in some plants and expanding in others. But the company announced today that the Eden plant will not only stay open but also expand and […]

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    Thomasville college student warns others to beware of summer job scams

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — An Appalachian State University student from Thomasville says she was offered what seemed like the perfect summer job. She later found out it was likely a scam. Kaitlyn Reynolds just finished up her sophomore year at App State. “Coming up on summer again, I needed a job. I had no idea where to start and out of the blue I got an email from Care.com.” Someone claiming to be “Sharon” contacted Kaitlyn, claimed to be deaf, and […]

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    ‘Gate City Boulevard’ in Greensboro coming soon

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — As of July 1, High Point Road and Lee Street in Greensboro will officially be called Gate City Boulevard. The Council-approved effort is in line with beautification efforts along the corridor. Streetscape construction is already in progress. The city’s Department of Transportation has switched out about a fourth of the 300 total street signs they need to complete the transition. Russ Clegg is a Senior Planner with the city. “During peak times there will always be two […]

  • Police crack down on driving near Dudley High School

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s not a new problem, but it’s getting renewed attention. The Greensboro Police Department is cracking down on speeding, seatbelt usage, and other traffic violations along East Lee Street near Dudley High School. The school zone and crosswalks at Lincoln Street and East Lee have been the main focus. “What we’re finding out is a lot of time for crossing guards, traffic’s just not stopping for them. It’s putting the students at risk. And not all of […]

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    Drunk driving lesson for Grimsley High School freshmen

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Police Department and Guilford County Sheriff’s Office joined P.E. classes at Grimsley High School Wednesday. Students had an opportunity to wear Fatal Vision Impairment goggles, which simulate the effects of alcohol on the senses. The students then drove a golf cart around a short course outlined by orange cones in the parking lot. It was entertaining to watch as student hit cones and drove off-course, but GPD Officer Brian Price says there is a serious […]

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    Lightning strikes Greensboro home, sparks fire

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lightning struck a home in the Reedy Fork Ranch neighborhood of Greensboro and started a fire on Monday night. Adam and Leslie Dupuis tell FOX8 it all happened around 10 p.m. They were able to get their two children, pet dog and pet bunny out of the home safely. Adam said when the lightning first hit, they ran downstairs and water was pouring from the refrigerator. As they were cleaning that up, he ran upstairs to get […]

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    Red Sore Disease on fish in High Rock Lake

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Some fishermen at High Rock Lake are catching fish with odd-looking red and brown growths on them. “We started noticing it in the fall tournament a year ago, started seeing the sores on the fish, some a lot worse than others,” explained Ken Frazier, who fishes in the lake for bass just about every weekend. The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Red Sore Disease is naturally-occurring and fairly common in freshwater gamefish. A […]

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    Breast cancer survivor graduates from GTCC

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — There are about 3 million women living with breast cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. A diagnosis can turn life upside down, but one local mom refused to give up her dreams while getting treatment. Robin Tice-Haines said school ended up being a blessing during her cancer treatment. “You’re never too old to learn new things,” Tice-Haines said. “Don’t let anyone tell you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Before she decided […]

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    Guilford County pregnancy program aims to reduce infant mortality

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Women in Guilford County now have a new way to take care of themselves while they are pregnant. The Guilford County Health Department has a new program that focuses on improving prenatal care to help reduce the infant mortality rate. The program is called “Centering Pregnancy” and the health department’s numbers show the program is really successful for mothers-to-be. Women who are pregnant are organized into small support groups and meet about 10 times during their pregnancy. They actively take part in their […]

  • Motorcycle safety classes offerred throughout the Piedmont

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Officers are reminding motorcyclists to be cautious on the road as the weather gets warmer. It’s a popular time of year to bring the bikes out of the garage. Highway Patrol reports at least nine fatal motorcycle and moped accidents in the Piedmont already this year. Motorcycle Officer Justin Fleming with the High Point Police Department says the most common mistakes motorcycle drivers make usually involve speed, such as coming around a corner too quickly. Fleming […]

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    Mast General Store opens in downtown Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Even though it’s a new store, the Mast General Store in downtown Winston-Salem has an old, country store vibe. Downtown Winston-Salem has a lot of restaurants, bars and a few boutiques, but this store will give the shopping scene a whole new dimension. Mast General carries clothes, trinkets, toys, foods such as jams and jellies and, of course, their incredible candy collection. The store carries more than 500 different candies. The headquarters and original Mast General Store is in Valle Crucis, but the one […]

  • 3 Winston-Salem day care workers charged in child neglect case

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The parents of a one-year-old boy left alone in a day care told FOX8 that he was found with dried tears on his face after workers allegedly failed to make sure he had been picked up before closing. Mercedez Goodine, the child’s mother, said the one-year-old’s name is Isaiah Shore Goodine. Mercedez told FOX8 that the day care, Future Leaders Learning Academy at 945 North Cleveland Avenue in Winston-Salem, normally stays open until 11:30 p.m., so parents […]

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