Jake Wallace

Jake Wallace

Sports Director

Jake grew up around sports and sports broadcasting, and after determining that becoming a pro athlete was nowhere in his future, decided to pursue a career in the broadcasting field.

He had a pretty good person to look up to. Jake’s father, Jim, has spent over 40 years in the TV business as an award-winning sports and news anchor in Georgia.

Jake studied multimedia communications at Georgia Southern University, and his time in Statesboro confirmed his desire to chase his sports broadcasting dreams. Jake joins the WTOC team after several years as a sports anchor in his native area of Albany, GA. While with WALB-TV, Jake earned several state broadcasting awards for sports anchoring and reporting and was lucky enough to cover everything from high school state championships to The Masters.

Jake is very excited to call Savannah home, and join the WTOC Sports team and continue the stellar coverage the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry have come to know.

Like all sports anchors, Jake enjoys playing golf even though he does not play particularly well. He also enjoys playing basketball and watching comedy movies.

Jake and his wife, Jennye, married in 2016, and live with their two rescue animals.


Recent Articles by Jake

Jenkins runs past Johnson for 2-0 region start

  Man Utd player helps dream trip come true for Ga. cancer survivor

Raiders in center of state volleyball title conversation

Adrian Peterson elected to GA Sports Hall of Fame

  Tigers take court with heavy hearts

  Sharks stay unbeaten after second half surge

Thursday’s high school football scores

Eagles, Dawgs to meet three times in 2020 baseball season

SSU volleyball postpones season opener after player’s death

  Hilton Head Island residents breathe sigh of relief

  Tybee Island locals worried about flooding impacts from Dorian

  Tybee businesses no stranger to hurricane preparations

  Jeff Davis holds off Windsor Forest, improves to 2-0

Mustangs, Warriors set for Game of the Week clash

  Arresting deputy in Werts’ case is under internal investigation

Windsor Forest-Jeff Davis rescheduled for Thursday

Jeff Davis star Kirby commits to Murray State

  Legendary Vidalia coach Chunk Reid dies

“It’s Georgia Southern vs. The World:” Eagles not shying away from Tiger task

Warriors’ defense shines in win over Phoenix

Former Eagle star Shaw excited for coaching debut in Statesboro

Southeast Georgia well repped in preseason poll

King ruled immediately eligible for GA Southern

Tigers, Tide, Dawgs top AP Preseason Poll

Eagles, new university president take part in traditional baptisms

Latimore, Groves having to work quick

Fisk falls in U.S. Amateur Round of 32; Walker Cup likely next

  Power of positivity guiding South Effingham in 2019

Beaufort’s Anderson earns way back to PGA Tour

  Cadets beat Raiders in 1st meeting between programs