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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
  • Customers affected by American Kitchen fiasco moving forward

    Some customers of American Kitchen are choosing to move forward with their renovations despite losing thousands of dollars to the company. Randy Wright and Theresa James said they simply could not sit around with an unfinished kitchen any longer. Even though they already paid for granite countertops as part of their $42,000 contract with American Kitchen, the counters were never installed. They decided to hire a new company to install granite countertops. “Even though it’s more of an expense for […]

  • Guilford County Schools moving forward with construction projects

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Schools will move forward with at least four major construction projects. The system named nine priority school projects in April. County Commissioners and Board of Education members said it’s now time to hire construction managers for four projects. Julius Monk, executive director of GCS facilities, pointed out how important it is to fix leaky roofs and replace schools that have aged beyond repair. “We believe if you have a warm, bright, inviting, well-conditioned space […]

  • HondaJet fueling jobs in the Triad

    A major Piedmont employer unveiled its private jet to the public in Oshkosh, Wis. this morning. HondaJet leaders attended the EAA AirVenture Convention today, showing off what they call the “fastest, most fuel-efficient light jet in its class.” The research, production and testing of HondaJet fuels more than 1,000 jobs at Honda Aircraft Company’s 600,000 square foot facility in Greensboro near the airport. Executive director of PTI Airport Kevin Baker said today was certainly a milestone. He said the airport, […]

  • Dozens get their alternative certificates for teaching in Guilford County

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Thirty-three men and women received their alternative certificates for teaching in Guilford County Thursday afternoon.  They spent the last fifteen months in the GCS Alternative Certification Track program. They were PhD students or working in professional jobs not necesarily related to teaching. While most didn’t go to school specifically for education, many have always had the itch to teach.  Brittany Smith was a DNA lab technician and later, a stay-at-home mom. She decided teaching would be a great […]

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    Bond set for suspect who barricaded himself in Thomasville home

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — The man police say was at the center of a standoff in Thomasville Tuesday appeared in court today for his first appearance. Rakeem Leverett, 22, of Lexington, is accused of multiple charges in Mecklenburg and Davidson counties involving the same woman during separate dramatic domestic incidents. Officers issued warrants for Leverett in Charlotte and said he was the man caught on tape clinging to the back of a white car on Interstate 77 after punching through […]

  • 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 […]