nancy parker Biography, Education, Career Networth,Awards


Her birth date will be included. Nancy was born May Parker. She is a native to Opelika. Her parents are Billy, the father, and Pasty, the mother.


She has honors from Opelika High School, where she graduated. In 1988, She graduated with honors at Alabama University, Tuscaloosa. This was with a bachelor in arts in journalism. She has the College-wide Bert Bank Distinguished Service Award(2015).


She is a journalist, currently working with Fox 8. When at 17, Nancy was anchoring in the evening drive news at WJHO, a local radio. After her degree, she had been working in a press office, at late Congressman Bill Nichols’

  • Nancy’s first job on television- reporter(Alabama bureau) for WTVM Channel 9 in Columbus, Georgia and this is in 1989.
  • Nancy also worked with WSFA 12 Montgomery with anchoring and reporting in the morning news cut in.
  • In 1990, she would anchor at 5 O’clock in Baton Rogue. She has anchored here for 5  years.
  • In 1996, she was at WVUE, in New Orleans, anchoring with John Snell(co-anchor) and broadcasting the evening at 10 pm.


Nancy has covered more stories so she becomes a nominee and an award-winning journalist. Parker is a five-time winning award but a seven-time nominee.

  • The story “Staying in line” won her an award in 2012.
  • In 2010, her documentary, Archbishop Hannan and the Kennedy’s in the untold story won her an Emmy award
  • From the reporting and documentary, Nancy has been winning four Edward Murrow awards and several Press Awards.

Parker author

Nancy Parker is also a writer. In 2010, her first book, The Adventures of Yat and Dat whats cooking, was out.

Still, in 2011, the second book, The Adventures of Yat and Dat: was out in summer.

Parker Family

Nancy Maya Parker is married to one man with three kids. They met with her husband when doing a story. His husband, Glen Boyd, was a newsman but is currently JPSA public information officer. The three kids are his son Parker, and the twins namely Piper and Pierce. She has been married for 21 years.

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She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She Fights breast cancer after Her mother, Pasty Parker,21 years surviving cancer.

Lately, Nancy got two honors from the New Orleans Magazine “People to Watch”


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