Commentator, Writer & Reporter

Verna Gates is an accomplished writer and reporter and is
a frequent contributor to national and local publications and broadcasts.


Radio & TV Appearances

Commentator - Listen to recordings of Verna's travel show called the Wacky Tacky Traveler: Tales from the Road. The four minute segments air every other Tuesday around noon on Troy State Pubic Radio which serves from Shelby County (just south of Birmingham) through Montgomery, Alabama, down through the Florida Panhandle and into Columbus, Georgia. The show will soon be available to other NPR stations.


Travel & Tourism Articles


Feature Stories and Articles


News Articles


Read more News Stories prior to 2014 HERE.