was named anchor of CBS Radio Atlanta V-103’s morning news broadcasts in July of 2014.
She joined WVEE following 20 years of covering presidential campaigns, and the Georgia General Assembly for several years. Her experience has matured in some of the country’s major media and broadcast markets.
Boynton began her career in Albany, Georgia as a radio news anchor. She has worked at WOR Radio and WCBS Radio, both in New York City, and at stations in Columbus, Georgia, and Atlanta, Georgia.
Before joining the CBS Radio owned WVEE, Maria spent more than a decade at the CNN Radio Network as a Supervising Producer, Coordinating Producer, and news anchor. There, she also wrote and produced long-form programming, and supervised a staff of anchors, reporters, and editors.
Maria has collected some of the biggest honors in her field, including two Peabody Awards and two DuPont Awards. She has received various Associated Press Awards in Georgia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. She has received an Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Award, and while at CNN, was nominated for a National Association of Black Journalists’ Award of Excellence, along with Soledad O’Brien, for the CNN Radio version of Black in America.
Boynton has dedicated her career to community service…advocating for financial assistance for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Maria is the recipient of three Alumnus of the Year awards from the Albany State University National Alumni Association. The organization has also awarded Maria its Community Service Award multiple times.
She has received honors from the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, and the Columbus Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
It took just 1-minute. The small prick was worth it.
A boycott is scheduled for 6:00 pm today at the Decatur, GA gas station where a cop beat a woman with his metal baton.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed also talks about what he’ll do when he leaves office.
Police say 7 people surrendered from inside the home.
Cautionary measure affects certain areas of the city.
The suspect is identified as the wife and mother.
The child was shot in the torso.
Pre-trial, the judge denied Murray’s attempt to have the charges dropped using the controversial Stand Your Ground law.
The men say they had been forced to leave their Stonecrest apartment and drive to the bank.
There were 3,000 participants in the group’s 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, June 24, at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga.