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Parker Gavigan


Parker Gavigan is an Associated Press award-winning journalist, and was named to the NBC 10 I-Team in January 2013. Parker digs deeper to get the answers that matter to you.

He most recently worked for WLNE-TV as the station's investigative reporter.  In 2010, Gavigan received an Associated Press award for investigative reporting and, in 2008, he was honored by the AP for writing and producing a documentary about a Tall Ship voyage with Rhode Island students.  Prior to that, Parker worked for KNWA-TV in Fayetteville, Ark.  While there, he broke several stories on police corruption and government waste.

Parker is originally from southeastern Massachusetts and graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a master's degree in journalism.  He also attended the University of Tampa and Westminster University in London.

An avid boater, Parker lives in Rhode Island and enjoys spending time out on the water with his wife, Doreen.  He also volunteers with Big Brothers of Rhode Island.  If you have a story idea or something worth checking out, email Parker at

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