Dallas CBS Station Names News Director

By Kevin Eck 

Andrea Parquet-Taylor has been named vp and news director of Dallas CBS-owned station KTVT.

Parquet-Taylor has been the news director at WNCN in Raleigh-Durham since 2011.

“Andrea brings extensive experience as a news director and a depth of knowledge that will help further develop our team from a broadcast and digital perspective,” said president and GM Gary Schneider. “She has expertise in producing investigative stories that have substantial impact in the community. She also understands the significant role weather plays in the lives of our viewers here in North Texas.”


Before working at WNCN, Parquet-Taylor was assistant news director at KHOU in Houston, Texas. She’s also worked as news director at WXYZ in Detroit, WRAL-WRAZ in Raleigh-Durham and WMAR in Baltimore.

“It is an honor to join the talented team at CBS 11, which has an outstanding reputation for solid reporting,” said Parquet-Taylor. “I’m looking forward to upholding the tradition of excellence by utilizing every asset and platform to engage and serve the community.”