It’s been a rough year for New Orleans greats. We’ve lost iconic chefs, world-class musicians, and now Emmy winning journalist. In an absolutely tragic set of events Fox 8 Journalist and long-time tv host, Nancy Parker passed away yesterday. Parker was killed in a small plane crash Friday while doing a story about a stunt pilot.
Tributes from all over Lousiana and the world have poured in for Nancy Parker. She was beloved and known throughout the city, and this one will heart for some time to come. Everyone at River Beats New Orleans will remember her courage in the field of Journalism.
You can see various social media reactions from the news below.
Rip Nancy Parker New Orleans legend you will be missed
— 7⃣ Leonard Fournette (@_fournette) August 17, 2019
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 17, 2019
— Kweilyn Murphy (@KweilynWDSU) August 17, 2019
My heart goes out to the family of Nancy Parker, a beloved reporter & news anchor in New Orleans, wife and mother of three. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this time.
— Drew Brees (@drewbrees) August 17, 2019
— AUBRY KILLION (@AubryKWDSU) August 17, 2019
— New York Post (@nypost) August 17, 2019
I am deeply saddened by the untimely death of the consummate journalist Nancy Parker. My condolences to her husband Glen Boyd and their family. She made her mark in the journalism community of New Orleans and will be sorely missed. RIP pic.twitter.com/bLaDo7VowN
— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) August 17, 2019
— NoSmilesllc (@NoSmilesllc) August 17, 2019
Condolences to family of longtime Fox News New Orleans colleague #NancyParker a classy dignified journalist who perished doing her job.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) August 17, 2019
Featured Image: Nancy Parker, Facebook