Alison Parker is the young reporter from WDBJ 7 in Virginia who was tragically shot and killed on live television Wednesday morning, as well as her colleague, Adam Ward. Back in July, the station published on their YouTube channel a series of videos giving "fun facts" about their TV personalities. After watching the video, you will see Alison was a sweet, innocent, normal 24-year-old woman. 

Prayers and thoughts go out to the families and friends of everyone affected by this terrible crime. Life is a precious thing that must not be taken for granted. Tragedy can happen anytime and sometimes in the most unexpected places.



We didn't share this publicly, but Alison Parker and I were very much in love. We just moved in together. I am numb. We...

Posted by Chris Hurst Wdbj on Wednesday, August 26, 2015


This Facebook post from her boyfriend, who also worked at the station shows what an amazing person she was as well.