Ian Parker

Reporter/Producer

Ian Parker
Ian Parker
Reporter/Producer
Ian Parker returned to Oregon in 2013 to join the KATU news team as a producer and reporter.

After graduating from the University of Oregon, Ian worked as a producer, reporter and weekend weathercaster in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He then moved to Oklahoma City to report full-time.

While in Oklahoma, he was honored by the United States Military for his reporting on military issues.

Ian is working with the KATU Problem Solvers and On Your Side Investigators. Email him your news tips at iparker@katu.com.

Recent stories by Ian Parker

Home A pill to replace chemo A pill to replace chemo (Video)
A pill to replace chemo? It’s not that far-fetched. Click the video below to hear from a surgical oncologist at Legacy Good Samaritan who’s part of a clinical trial testing a new drug that could be revolutionary.
Inside KATU Go green with GO Boxes Go green with GO Boxes (Video)
We love Portland's food cart pods, and one company has made a business of trying to make them a little more sustainable.
Hotlinks GO Box
Inside KATU Harnessing the power of the Pacific Harnessing the power of the Pacific (Video)
A new way to harness the power of the ocean from the bottom of the ocean was recently tested off the coast of Oregon. M3 Wave’s Mike Morrow deployed his wave-energy device, APEX, in about 50 feet of water.
Hotlinks The Boxes of Love Project
Click the link to go to The Boxes of Love Project's Facebook page. There you can find out how to support the cause and make a donation.
Home Love and cancer Love and cancer (Video)
Here’s a story that proves sometimes even the newest of loves can overcome the greatest of challenges. Kara Skaflestad was diagnosed with Stage-3 breast cancer – something that might have scared off the guy she had had just one date with. But that’s not what happened.
Local Suspect or suspects still sought in 2 Salem home invasions Suspect or suspects still sought in 2 Salem home invasions (Video)
Police had thought 19-year-old Armando Cervantes, who is accused of sexually assaulted a woman in her bedroom Saturday morning, might have been connected to other bedroom break-ins last Tuesday. But they said Monday there was no evidence to support that.