“Andrea is a strategic thinker who has successfully built news operations, developed award-winning investigative teams and built strong breaking news and severe weather coverage systems,” said WNCN vice president and general manager Brad Moses in announcing the move. “She has a passion for journalism and understands it is important to produce great storytelling in a multiple-platform environment. We’re excited to have her lead our news operation.”
Parquet-Taylor comes to the NBC-affiliate from Houston’s KHOU, where she recently worked as assistant news director. After her previous stop in Raleigh, she served as news director of WXYZ in Detroit.
Her first day will be May 2nd.