Maria Boynton

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Maria Boynton

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).

Former Candidate For Atlanta Mayor Throws Support To Mary Norwood

Ceasar Mitchell says “the correct choice for the next mayor of Atlanta is Mary Norwood.”

WAOK-AM–18 hours ago

Georgia Dome Cleanup Could Take 3 Months

It was the only venue in the world to host the Olympics, Superbowl, and Final Four.

WAOK-AM–20 hours ago

Former Candidate For Atlanta Mayor Throws Support to Keisha Lance Bottoms

Kwanza Hall says “it’s the year of the woman”.

WAOK-AM–11/14/2017

Baby AJ Dad Testing To See If Still Qualified To Provide Kidney

The Atlanta boy born without kidneys was released from the hospital Wednesday.

WAOK-AM–11/09/2017

Baby AJ Attorney: Hopes Kidney Will Be Early Christmas Gift From Father To Son

The meeting with the Emory University Hospital transplant team is being called “encouraging”.

WAOK-AM–11/07/2017

ATL MAYORAL CANDIDATE: Cathy Woolard

Voters electing the next mayor of Atlanta will have until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday to cast their ballots.

WAOK-AM–11/06/2017

ATL MAYORAL CANDIDATE: Mary Norwood

Voters electing the next mayor of Atlanta will have until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday to cast their ballots.

WAOK-AM–11/06/2017

ATL MAYORAL CANDIDATE: Ceasar Mitchell

Voters electing the next mayor of Atlanta will have until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday to cast their ballots.

WAOK-AM–11/06/2017

ATL MAYORAL CANDIDATE: Kwanza Hall

Voters electing the next mayor of Atlanta will have until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday to cast their ballots.

WAOK-AM–11/06/2017

ATL MAYORAL CANDIDATE: Vincent Fort

Voters electing the next mayor of Atlanta will have until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday to cast their ballots.

WAOK-AM–11/06/2017

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