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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 Carter.Coyle@wghp.com.


Recent Articles
  • Multi-million dollar expansion at the Greensboro Science Center

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Science Center is renovating the indoor museum and doubling its outdoor zoo, all combined with new technology and interactive elements for families. The nonprofit hit record attendance last year with more than 430,000 visitors. Executive Director Glenn Dobrogosz hopes they’ll reach half a million this year. Monday, he shared plans for future stages of growth at the Science Center. “Sciquarium was under construction and we were exhausted from that! But you have no choice. You have to […]

  • Dan River will need to be monitored for years

    Duke Energy finished its cleanup in the Dan River for now, but environmentalists point out there are still thousands of tons of coal ash settled in the river bed. “What’s happening is that coal ash is getting layered underneath sediment, thinning out, and settling in,” explained Jenny Edwards, with the Dan River Basin Association. She and other river experts FOX8 talked to Thursday believe about 10 percent of the coal ash spilled in February has now been removed. “We would like to […]

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    NC House votes to replace Common Core

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The Common Core curriculum standards that dictate what’s taught in grade school classrooms across much of the United States are on their way out in North Carolina. The North Carolina House approved a compromise bill, 71-34, Wednesday to rewrite the statewide curriculum to better tailor it for students in the state. The bill repeals Common Core for the state’s K-12 standards and directs the State Board of Education to come up with new ones. A new standards […]

  • Rockingham Co. leaders consider ways to solve deficit

    WENTWORTH, N.C. — Rockingham County Commissioners are setting aside an idea to add a local option sales tax to the ballot in November, but the county manager says they have to address budget shortfalls somehow soon. County Mananger Lance Metzler says a variety of funding from the state stopped or decreased in recent years, creating a shortfall in revenues for debt service for school projects. “We’ve got a $1.5 million deficit we’ve got to come up,” he said. “We’re not getting […]

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    NC Attorney General files lawsuit against American Kitchen

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A Burlington kitchen remodeling company closed its doors, leaving several customers with unfinished work. Attorney General Cooper filed a lawsuit against the company Monday, claiming the company took thousands of dollars upfront from consumers but failed to complete jobs. “Businesses that take your money up front have an obligation to get the job done,” said Cooper. “Using payments from new customers to finance existing jobs is bad business and not sustainable.” Cooper filed the suit against American Kitchen and its […]

  • Driver’s Ed classes being canceled over state budget

    Parents of students at McMichael High School in Mayodan were surprised this week when a message appeared on the school website entitled “July Drivers Ed Classroom Instruction is Cancelled.” The note says because the state legislature has not finalized their state budget yet, schools and Driver’s Education coordinators will only resume the driving portion of Driver’s Ed classes. The written and class components are canceled indefinitely. The message goes on to explain the district is unsure of the state budget […]

  • Davidson Co. neighbors sick of tanker trucks using residential road as shortcut

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Neighbors are sick of living on a “shortcut” route along a residential Davidson County road. Some drivers use Becks Church Road to get to Interstate 85 from Highway 47 instead of traveling to Highway 8 to get to the interstate. According to maps, using the highways is about a seven mile drive. Cutting along the four-mile-long Becks Church Road shaves about three miles off that route to I-85. FOX8 first did a story in May sharing […]

  • Greensboro family meets with lawmakers in Raleigh to push for better autism health coverage

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Several Piedmont families were in Raleigh Wednesday, speaking to lawmakers about a proposed bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapies. “For parents of children dealing with autism, it can be $60,000 a year out of pocket for these necessary treatments. Medically prescribed treatments,” explained Liz Feld, president of Autism Speaks. Currently, North Carolina insurance companies are not required to cover Applied Behavioral Analysis, or ABA, therapy. It’s called the “golden standard” of successful treatment for patients with autism. Feld […]

  • NC family fighting for autism health care coverage

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Families in North Carolina are pushing for insurance reform that would allow children to access what they call “the golden standard” of treatment for autism. House Bill 497, Autism Health Insurance Coverage, passed through the state House last year with a vote of 105-7. Advocates hope the Senate will hear the bill during the current short session. Kyle and Bobbie Robinson are from Greenville. Their son Samuel will be three years old in August. Samuel was diagnosed […]

  • Following American Kitchen problems, tips to hire the right contractor

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The State Attorney General’s Office continues to investigate the Burlington remodeling company that shut its doors last week. Dozens of customers in the state tell FOX8 they paid American Kitchen thousands of dollars for kitchen renovations that are not complete. The state is checking into whether the company simply went out of business or broke the law. AG Public Information Officer Noelle Talley suggests customers doing home repairs try to pay as little as possible before the work […]

  • Sharp increase in heroin overdoses in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Paramedics and anti-drug advocates are continuing to see a high number of heroin-related overdoses in Guilford County. High Point Police report 60 overdoses so far this year compared to 17 reported all of last year. They report eight deaths in the city this year because of heroin. EMS Captain John Golden is stationed in High Point. “The hospital had 15 overdose patients in one weekend,” he said. Firefighters and paramedics in the county carry Naloxone, also called […]

  • United Way of Greater High Point awards more than $43K in grants

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The United Way of Greater High Point awarded more than $43,000 dollars in venture grants to organizations in the Piedmont. The one-time grants are given to local nonprofit organizations meeting “emerging or unmet needs” in the community. 34 groups applied for more than $295,000 in requests. This is the fifth year UWGHP has awarded this money to 501(c)(3) groups. The Out of the Garden Project received $9,900 to continue expanding its mobile food pantry program. It sets up […]