Teisha Parker Named News Director at News 12 New Jersey

By Kevin Eck 

Teisha Parker has been named news director for News 12 New Jersey.

Parker joins News 12 on July 5. She was the assistant news director at WTIC in Hartford, Ct., where she had worked since 2019.

News 12’s general manager Jacques Natz announced the news in a memo sent to staff.


Before working at WTIC, Parker worked at NECN for eight years as executive producer of Special Projects, overseeing the investigative and consumer units and projects—including big event coverage, debates, education and weather specials, while also launching new shows for the network.

She’s also worked at WHDH and WFXT in Boston, WVIT and WTNH in Hartford and WWLP in Springfield, Mass.