George McDonald

West Alabama Newsroom Reporter

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George McDonald is the West Alabama Newsroom reporter for Alabama News Network. He is based in Selma and covers Dallas, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry and Wilcox counties. George began reporting for us in June 2005.

George arrived in Alabama from WTOK in Meridian, Mississippi, where he worked as a reporter/photographer. He began his career in television news at WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi, where he was an editor.

George enjoys reporting because he says you’re always learning things you might not otherwise learn, meeting people you wouldn’t otherwise meet and doing things you might not otherwise do, but says the best thing about being a reporter is the potential to have a positive impact in the lives of others.

A native of Chicago (South Side!), George is an alumnus of Tougaloo College and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. When he’s not working, George enjoys spending quality time with his family.

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Articles

Selma AIDS Organization Opens New Wellness Center

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A non-profit AIDS organization in Selma is expanding its operation -- and its reach -- into the community. Selma AIR is celebrating World AIDS Day with the grand opening…

Thousands Attend Annual ASU Turkey Day Classic Parade

Thousands of people kicked off their Thanksgiving holiday festivities in beautiful downtown Montgomery Thursday morning. They were were out taking part in all of the excitement -- at the annual ASU Turkey Day Classic…

Dallas County Deputy Arrested

  A Dallas County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on charges of stealing and using his position for personal gain. Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum told Alabama News Network that longtime investigator Lt.…