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

Recent Articles
  • 2 Davidson County mothers fight for justice after sons molested, no jail time for sex offender

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two mothers in Davidson County are sharing their heartbreaking story of trying to fight for justice after their sons were molested in 2014. We’ll refer to the moms as “Vicki” and “Jennifer” to protect the identities of the victims involved. William Odell Sapp first showed up at Bill Daniels’ karate studio in Welcome in 2013, Daniels tells FOX8. “I had heard of him but I had never met him and he just walked in my school […]

  • Guilford County Schools considers renaming Aycock Middle School

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford County Board of Education is considering renaming Aycock Middle School on Cypress Street in Greensboro. It sits in the historic Aycock neighborhood. Both are named after Gov. Charles B. Aycock, who was governor of North Carolina from 1901-1905. He was known as the “Education Governor” because he promoted public schooling. Several institutions statewide have recently decided to change buildings named after Aycock because of his association with white supremacy. Those include UNCG, Duke University and […]

  • Caswell County double homicide suspect’s mother pleads: Turn yourself in

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The mother of a man accused of murdering two women in Caswell County over the weekend is begging her son to turn himself in. “I’ve prayed ever since it happened. I cried, I prayed. I cried, I prayed,” said Michele Pinnix, of Burlington. “I just want my son to turn himself in.” Investigators said her son, 24-year-old Camiah Walker, went to a home on Shady Lane in Caswell County Saturday where the mother of his 3-year-old daughter, lives. That […]

  • NC GOP hosting state convention in Greensboro this weekend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The North Carolina GOP is hosting its state convention in Greensboro this weekend. More than a thousand people are expected, said Committeewoman Dr. Ada Fisher. Many were sporting “Donald Trump” stickers, T-shirts and hats. Will Antico, a state delegate from Durham, said, “I think Trump is gonna win, and I think he’s gonna do a lot of good for the country. People are going to be surprised.” Representative Pat Hurley from Randolph County said, “I think if […]

  • Adopt-A-Mom program helps women afford prenatal care

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Women who give birth to babies without the benefit of prenatal care are three times mores likely to deliver a low birth weight baby, said Charmain Purdum with the Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality. “Low birth weight is the leading cause of infant mortality in Guilford County,” Purdum explained. “Healthy women are more likely to give birth to healthy babies, and that’s our ultimate mission.” Last month, the county’s award-winning Adopt-A-Mom program helped its 6,000th […]

  • Free 2-hour parking proposed for downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Fifty-eight businesses and property owners are asking Greensboro’s city council to consi der implementing a “two-hour free” parking rule throughout downtown. They say this comes after years of customers expressing frustration with parking, parking machines and parking enforcement. Simonne McClinton, owner of M’Coul’s Public House downtown, said she’s been fighting for improved parking rules for four years downtown. “Customers come in and say, ‘Hey, the machine’s not working. Will I get a ticket?’ And the answer is, […]

  • Guilford County gets grant to launch camp for children experiencing domestic violence

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — In a county that takes in more than 5,000 reports of child abuse and neglect every year, advocates are excited about an opportunity to help those kids long-term. Guilford County Family Justice Center Director Catherine Johnson says they were awarded a $10,000 grant to help launch Camp Hope America. The camp is specifically for children who’ve experienced abuse or domestic violence. “One of the unique things about Camp Hope is it’s a prevention strategy really focused […]

  • Scales brothers get $50,000 settlement from City of Greensboro following apology last year

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two brothers who claim they were falsely arrested in 2014 received a $50,000 settlement Monday. Devin and Rufus Scales were arrested on Aug. 4, 2014. Devin recorded part of the arrest, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Court documents show Officer T.B. Cole arrested both brothers and accused them of “standing or sitting upon the highway or street in such a way to impede the flow of traffic.” Rufus was also charged with for allegedly being […]

  • Wrongly-convicted Greensboro native adjusting to freedom after 33 years prison

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man who spent more than 30 years behind bars in Virginia for crimes he didn’t commit says he cried when he ate a hot dog for the first time since his release. “We went to Dairi-O in Kernersville, and I had a real hot dog. Not a chicken turkey hot dog. But a real hot dog with chili and onions and all that. And I cried. I did. I mean I’m getting emotional now thinking […]

  • Mixed opinions about Family Dollar coming to Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After decades of trying to attract development in Greensboro’s Ole Asheboro community, Family Dollar is planning to build a new store on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The building will be a new look for Family Dollar, with a historic feel to it to comply with surrounding preservation standards and fit into the neighborhood. Greensboro Planning Director Sue Schwartz said, “Commercial development and investment has been a major concern of the neighborhood for several decades now literally […]

  • Sharing hope after infertility for awareness week

    Infertility affects at least 10 percent of the population, according to Resolve, the National Infertility Association. This week is Infertility Awareness Week and social media pages are full of stories both heartbreaking and inspiring. Jenni Moore, of Reidsville, and her husband wanted to have a baby for years and for some reason couldn’t; their infertility is still unexplained. They went through pills, shots, IVF treatments and two devastating miscarriages. “We grieved that loss, we did a lot of thinking. And […]

  • High Point man who sexually assaulted high school student faces new charges

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student at High Point Central High School last year, appeared in court Tuesday to face new charges. Tavio De’Shawn Whitehead, 18, of High Point, is facing felony charges for being a sex offender on premises where children could be and a felony probation violation. High Point police charged Whitehead with assault on a female and injury to personal property on April 17. He turned himself in […]