Ian Parker

Freedom 43 TV Reporter

Ian Parker is a general assignment reporter and photographer for Oklahoma's Freedom 43 TV. He joined the team in January 2011 (just in time for the blizzard).

Ian comes to Oklahoma from KIDK in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he was a reporter, producer, weatherman, and occasional sportscaster.

During his tenure in Idaho, Ian covered everything from murders to the state fair.

He has dived into a pit of mashed potatoes (it was Idaho) and had his work featured on America's Most Wanted.

Life Goal: To one day have a life goal.

Favorite TV Show: Community

Favorite Car: 1991 Dodge Shadow convertible. It was my first baby.

4 Notable persons I'd invite to dinner: Socrates, Lincoln, Harrison Ford, Obama.

Favorite Food: Burger. Rare.

Hardest part of my job: Getting home on time.

Favorite holiday: Christmas or Halloween.

People are surprised when I tell them: I know all the answers in Star Wars Trivial Pursuit.

I like to listen to: Classic Rock

Favorite Book: Everything's Eventual

Best Part of the Day: Dinner

Favorite place to be other than work: Karaoke

Recent Articles

  • Multiple accidents force construction changes

    Posted on: 1:39 pm, January 28, 2013, by , updated on: 02:20pm, January 28, 2013

    NORMAN, Okla. – Norman Public Works and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation are examining the construction zone around the Main...
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    Norman construction rd accidents
  • “Kindness” coming to Edmond schools

    Posted on: 11:37 am, January 25, 2013, by , updated on: 04:33pm, January 25, 2013

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond may end up being a kinder place to live this February. The Miss Oklahoma Liberty Fest...
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  • Man shot dead in friend’s home

    Posted on: 1:01 pm, January 22, 2013, by

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are searching for leads after a man was shot dead in his friend’s home in the...
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  • 20-year-old killed in OKC home invasion

    Posted on: 7:19 am, January 14, 2013, by and , updated on: 01:03pm, January 14, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early Monday after a burglar or burglars broke into the...
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  • Family speaks after pregnant loved one shot in The Village

    Posted on: 10:53 am, January 11, 2013, by , and , updated on: 06:37pm, January 11, 2013

    THE VILLAGE, Okla. – Family members are mourning a woman and her unborn baby, both  gunned down in The Village...
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    Amber Stokke murdered in The Village
  • Newschannel 4 viewers help family after fire

    Posted on: 10:39 am, January 9, 2013, by , updated on: 10:42am, January 9, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Newschannel 4 viewers helped a family get back on its feet after a fire destroyed the family’s...
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  • Great State: Pen and Ink Architecture

    Posted on: 10:19 am, January 4, 2013, by

    GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA — Except for the regular movement of his right arm Charles Keller stays still as a stature when...
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  • Neighbors save each other from morning fire

    Posted on: 11:30 am, January 2, 2013, by

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A Wednesday morning apartment fire made heroes out of two residents who braved thick smoke to save...
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  • Fire destroys home of two metro families

    Posted on: 2:11 pm, January 1, 2013, by , updated on: 04:10pm, January 1, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A fire at the Heritage Ridge apartment complex left two families to ring in the new year...
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  • Woman loses wedding ring in courthouse security

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, December 14, 2012, by

    NORMAN, Okla. – While going through security, a woman lost her wedding ring at the Cleveland County courthouse on Tuesday....
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  • Oklahoma soldiers deploy to Middle East

    Posted on: 3:46 pm, December 13, 2012, by , updated on: 03:48pm, December 13, 2012

    FT. SILL, Okla. – Five dozen soldiers with the 75th Fires Brigade out of Fort Sill are heading to the...
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  • Woman killed in crash running from police identified

    Posted on: 7:19 am, December 11, 2012, by and , updated on: 02:34pm, December 12, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman is dead after a short police chase Tuesday on the city’s northeast side. Police said...
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