Josh Barker is the President and Digital Editor of the Macon Kids Magazine. Josh is the 16 year old son of Neil and Mardi Barker. He is in 11th Grade at Classical Conversations and also taking dual enrollment classes at Middle Georgia State University. He has a brother, Jake, who writes Jake’s Jokes, and a sister Zoe. Josh has enjoyed writing from an early age. Josh also enjoyed acting, reading, and studying maps. Josh has been in several theater productions including The Music Man, Once upon a Mattress, and the Little Mermaid at Theatre Macon and Angels R Us at Macon Little Theater. He enjoys creating projects about improving our interstate system. Josh also enjoys playing the piano, which he has been taking since he was 5 years old. Josh is also a member of the Middle Georgia Christian Home School Association‘s Mock Trial team.
Josh has some experience in journalism. With the help of Will Thompson, Josh founded the Macon Kids Magazine in April of 2013. A few months later, Josh was chosen to work for 13 WMAZ as a Junior Journalist from October of 2013 to May of 2015. Josh has enjoyed his time in journalism and the experience both Macon Kids Magazine and WMAZ have given him. He has also enjoyed the entrepreneurial and management side of Macon Kids Magazine.