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.
In her spare time, Heather is heavily involved in animal rescue and welfare. Governor Bobby Jindal recently appointed her to the Louisiana Animal Welfare Commission. On the job, she hosts a weekly series called "Heather's Pet Project" to spread awareness about animal overpopulation, along with issues that affect families and their pets. Heather is one of the founding members of The Delta Humane Society in Richland Parish. She is also the Louisiana State Coordinator for Friends of Rescued Mastiffs, a national non-profit organization.
Helping children in need is also close to Heather's heart. She hosts the area's dream home giveaway telethon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. She works to help adult cancer patients as well by volunteering with the area's Cancer Foundation League.
You can contact Heather anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org