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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
  • 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 […]

  • Thomasville Army veteran recovering after hit and run accident

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A 25-year-old Army veteran is slowly recovering after he and a friend were seriously injured in a hit and run accident a week ago. Police say Cody Johnson and Nathan Surratt were riding motorcycles on Winston Street in Thomasville just before 3 p.m. According to officers, Dwight A. Chambers, 22, of Thomasville hit Cody Johnson with his car. Surratt was behind Johnson and was injured trying to avoid the crash. Police say Chambers left the men injured […]

  • Natty Greene’s involved in trademark fight with Anheuser-Busch

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Natty Greene’s Brewing Company is getting surprising opposition to its trademark request. As the Greenboro brewery started growing and expanding into other states, its owners, Kayne Fisher and Chris Lester, recognized the need to protect their brand. Lester says they filed for a trademark last August. But now Anheuser-Busch is opposing that trademark file. Lester said it seems they are suggesting the company’s Natural Light brand, often called by its nickname Natty Light, sounds too similar to Natty Greene’s […]

  • Customers want answers as more problems emerge with American Kitchen

    WINSTON-SALEM , N.C. — Theresa James and her husband first started designing a dream kitchen for their Winston-Salem home in January. They signed a contract with American Kitchen, the Burlington remodeling business that shut its doors last week after laying off its employees. The Better Business Bureau and Attorney General’s Office are both investigating. FOX8 has talked to 14 Triad homeowners who say they’ve paid for kitchens that are still unfinished. Nearly $42,000 and six months later, the work at […]

  • More problems emerge with American Kitchen

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — FOX8 continues to uncover unfinished business related to American Kitchen, the remodeling company that closed its doors in Burlington last Thursday. Tuesday, FOX8 shared the story of customers left without a kitchen after they paid thousands of dollars for a job never done. The Better Business Bureau and Attorney General’s Office are both investigating complaints. Connection to Kitchen Carolina According to information from the BBB and several documents FOX8 found, there is a connection between American Kitchen […]

  • American Kitchen closes, leaves customers in NC with unfinished kitchens

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington kitchen remodeling company closed its doors, leaving several customers with unfinished work. FOX8 started investigating American Kitchen after getting calls from contractors who say they are owed thousands of dollars for work completed months ago. Reporter Carter Coyle also spoke with at least eight customers of American Kitchen who all say their kitchens are incomplete despite paying for the remodeling work months ago. Many customers were distraught to learn the company laid off its employees […]

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    ‘Gypsy Wedding’ reality show characters accused of stealing from bride during wedding in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Two reality show characters from the show “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding” were arrested at a wedding Sunday, accused of stealing from the bride. Elvis and Eden Boswell, of West Virginia, are each charged with one count of felony larceny. According to a High Point police report and information presented in court Monday, Eden Boswell was the maid of honor in a friend’s wedding this past weekend. Before the ceremony, the bride realized her purse […]

  • Son of Sierra Leonean refugees graduates in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Like thousands of other graduates in Guilford County, Murray Massaquoi will walk across the graduation stage this weekend. Murray’s family worked just as hard for him to reach this moment. His mom and dad are refugees from Sierra Leone who moved here during the country’s civil war. “My mom and dad and my older sister and brother moved here back in ’99. And me and my sisters stayed back in Africa, and they’ve worked their tail […]

  • Funding for Alamance-Burlington Schools technology upgrades coming up short

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Students in the Alamance-Burlington School System may have to wait at least another year before getting technology upgrades and new computers. The school system asked county commissioners for more money in their budget, partly to fund new computers. Alamance County Commissioners did increase funding overall, but it is $3 million short of what the Board of Education asked for. Board of Education member Steve Van Pelt tells FOX8, “We’re going to be scrambling around, looking for $1.5 […]

  • NC film experts worried about incentives bill

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — People and businesses who work with the film industry in the Piedmont are worried about a proposed law for film incentives. Currently, film and television production crews spending at least $250,000 can qualify for a 25 percent incentive from the state. A new bill, passed with a vote by the Senate last night, provides incentives to production companies spending at least $10 million and to television shows spending at least $1 million per episode. The bill will now […]