Flowers and photos during the public memorial service at the Xavier Convocation Center for Fox 8 journalist and anchor Nancy Parker who was killed last week in a small plane crash while working on a story. (Photo by Michael DeMocker)

PHOTOS: New Orleans says goodbye to award-winning anchor Nancy Parker

Parker anchored every newscast at WVUE-TV for more than 20 years.

by Michael DeMocker | August 26, 2019

Family, friends and the general public attended a memorial service for WVUE Fox 8 news anchor Nancy Parker. Parker anchored every newscast at the station for more than 20 years. She tragically died in an airplane wreck Aug. 16 while covering a story on stunt pilot Franklin J.P. Augustus. Augustus died in the crash as well.

Michael DeMocker

Michael DeMocker

Michael DeMocker has been a photojournalist in New Orleans for over twenty years. He’s been the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year three times and loves photographing all things New Orleans. He lives Uptown with his wife, son, and two dogs of varying intelligence.

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