Olivia Parsons joined 7NEWS in January of 2021 as the team’s nightside reporter, based out of the Greenville area. In October of 2021, she transitioned into the role of traffic reporter on 7NEWS from 4:30 – 7 a.m. and on The CW62 from 7 – 9 a.m. In July of 2022, she became a weekday morning anchor anchoring from 4:30 – 7 a.m. on 7NEWS and from 7 – 9 a.m. on The CW62.
Olivia comes to the Upstate from the Lowcountry, where she worked as a weekend morning anchor and morning reporter for two years at WCBD in Charleston. Prior to that, while attending the University of Central Florida, she worked as an associate producer at WFTV.
Olivia has covered major events such as hurricanes, local elections, city scandals and breaking news situations.
When not scrolling through Twitter or reading NPR, you can find her running around Main Street or sitting by the pool. Olivia loves football, Trader Joe’s, and a good murder mystery documentary on Netflix.
Olivia chose this career to tell stories that reflect her community, and she wants to do her part in sharing yours.