Jennifer Parker

Editor and Publisher, CrossRoadsNews

Jennifer Parker is Editor and Publisher of CrossRoadsNews in Decatur, Ga. Previously, she was an Assistant Metro Editor at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a reporter at the Journal-Constitution, Charlotte Observer and Times Herald-Record of Middletown, N.Y.

Parker discussed financial struggles in a News Leaders sidebar on African American media.


I think eventually, at some point in the future, people are going to wake up and go, ‘Whoops, there’s nobody covering the news,’ when all the local news outlets have disappeared.