Heather Parker - KTVE 10 Evening Anchor/Managing Editor

Published 09/24 2009 01:00AM

Updated 08/03 2015 11:32AM

 

Heather Parker is an award-winning journalist who anchors KTVE NBC 10 News at 5, 6 and 10. 

Heather has family roots in Louisiana but grew up in Alabama, where her journey into journalism began.  While attending classes at The University of Alabama, Heather's on-the-job training began at the television station in Tuscaloosa.  On the weekends, she hosted a Sunday morning gospel radio show.  Heather was also selected to anchor the noon newscast for Alabama Public Radio. After graduation, Heather immediately went to work as a producer at Fox 6 News in Birmingham. 

Soon after, she moved to Northeast Louisiana. Heather has won television awards for investigative, feature and spot news, along with awards in radio for best features and use of sound.

Helping children in need is close to Heather's heart.  She hosts the area's annual dream home giveaway telethon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. The campaign broke a record for fundraising in the area in 2015.  Heather also volunteers with the area's Cancer Foundation League.

 

Heather is also an animal advocate.  Governor Bobby Jindal appointed her to serve on the Louisiana Animal Welfare Commission.  In addition, she is a founding member of The Delta Humane Society in Richland Parish.    

You can contact Heather anytime at hparker@nbc10news.net

 

 

 

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