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

  • Local ‘Nobama’ beer has some Oklahomans buzzed

    Posted on: 2:36 pm, September 21, 2012, by , updated on: 02:48pm, September 21, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A local brewer’s politically charged beer is making Oklahomans tipsy. ‘Nobama Brew,’ made by Huebert Brewing Company,...
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  • Mother killed, teens injured in N.E. OKC shooting

    Posted on: 7:38 am, August 30, 2012, by and , updated on: 02:03pm, August 30, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new mother is dead and two teenagers injured after a shooting Wednesday night on the city’s...
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    N.E. OKC shooting
  • Wildfire threatens city

    Posted on: 9:01 am, August 4, 2012, by

    GEARY, Okla — A fire in Blaine and Canadian county continues to have hotspots after burning 1,000 acres of land....
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  • Neighbors say shooting likely gang-related

    Posted on: 7:17 am, July 9, 2012, by , updated on: 02:51pm, July 9, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A possible gang shooting left one teenager dead in the street Sunday night near N.W. 105th St....
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  • Free dresses for military brides

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, July 5, 2012, by and , updated on: 05:48pm, July 5, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Women in the service or marrying a service member deploying overseas will have a chance to take...
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  • Car hits patrons in club parking lot, flees scene

    Posted on: 12:05 pm, July 5, 2012, by and , updated on: 12:10pm, July 5, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are searching for a driver who injured several pedestrians early Thursday morning as he made his...
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  • UPDATE: Shawnee man dribbles way to Game 2

    Posted on: 11:46 am, June 13, 2012, by and , updated on: 10:11am, June 14, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A Shawnee man is heading to Game 2 of the NBA finals after dribbling a basketball for...
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  • Man running across U.S. for vets stops in Okla.

    Posted on: 4:26 pm, June 11, 2012, by and

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man running across the country to spread awareness of veteran issues stopped in Oklahoma City on...
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  • Mother seeking answers in son’s death

    Posted on: 9:09 am, June 10, 2012, by and , updated on: 09:12am, June 10, 2012

    MOORE, Okla.—A month after a 27-year-old man’s body was found in Lake Thunderbird, his mother is now on a quest...
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  • Community remembers golf visionary

    Posted on: 10:36 pm, June 9, 2012, by

    EDMOND, Okla. – Few outside the golfing community know the name Joe Walser, Jr., but his impact on Oklahoma and...
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  • Drivers stranded after storm floods metro

    Posted on: 12:11 pm, May 30, 2012, by and , updated on: 12:59pm, May 30, 2012

    BETHANY, Okla. — Intense rain Tuesday night and Wednesday morning caused flooding on city streets that left at least half...
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    Ian Parker in metro flooding
  • Freedom 43 TV’s Ian Parker saves stranded drivers

    Posted on: 9:28 am, May 30, 2012, by and , updated on: 12:38pm, May 30, 2012

    Freedom 43 TV’s Ian Parker helps drivers stranded in flooding Wednesday morning after the storms.
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    Ian Parker pushing car