Haillie Parker

Haillie Parker

News Reporter, Phoenix

Haillie Parker is a multimedia journalist and master’s student who expects to graduate in December 2020. Her background in acting sparked her passion for storytelling, and she was a News21 fellow in summer 2020.

Latest from Haillie Parker

Invisible chapters: Writing the Black community into stories of libraries, bookstores and publishing

TUCSON – The Kindred program at Tucson’s main library is one solution to a lack of African American representation in libraries, on bookshelves and at publishing houses.


How Arizona universities are riding the waves of COVID-19

PHOENIX – ASU, NAU and UArizona grapple with the coronavirus with similar but separate approaches to COVID-19 to tests, teaching and telling the public what they’re doing.


Officials: COVID-19 keeps coming for Arizona, and the death toll could be ‘staggering’

PHOENIX – Health officials Wednesday warned of a “staggering” death toll in Arizona as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise unabated.


What’s at stake in Arizona’s 2020 election

PHOENIX – The polls are open in Arizona: Mail-in ballots and early voting make it unlikely presidential results will be announced tonight. Many have speculated whether this could be the year the battleground state swings blue for the first time since ’96.


Swipe right on 2020 election: Groups vie for young Arizona voters in new ways

PHOENIX – Election advocates deploy social media, handwritten notes and even dating apps to reach young voters for the 2020 election.


COVID-19 cases on reservation at lowest point since May, but Navajos urged to remain vigilant

PHOENIX – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said there was only one case of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period but warned of a possible spike in the wake of the three-day Labor Day weekend.


ASU launches 25-point plan to support Black faculty, staff, students

PHOENIX – ASU says its social justice plan includes moves to hire more Black faculty, develop graduate and doctoral fellowships from underserved communities and build a multicultural space – a plan met with measured praise on Thursday.