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Channel 12 Shreveport News Live

KSLA News LogoKSLA News is a US TV station that runs at Virtual CH 12 and provides services to Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as Texarkana, Texas. It is managed by Gray Television and carries content from CBS Network. KSLA Shreveport provides its transmission on the antenna, multiple cable network services, satellite services, and over the web at ksla.com via KSLA live stream. The station uses the brand name KSLA News 12 and a tagline Coverage You Can Count On for its newscast. The cable services providing KSLA News transmission are Comcast Xfinity CH 13 in Shreveport, NewWave Communications CH 5 in Blanchard, Mansfield, Springhill, and Vivian, Suddenlink CH 10 in Bossier City, and Cable One CH 12 in Texarkana.

KSLA News 12 presents the Latest News, Sports Telecast, Weather Updates, KSLA News 12 Crime Tracker, Community Coverage, and other exciting services. The station’s news section offers Shreveport News, Louisiana/East Texas/Texarkana News, Political Coverage, Investigative journalism, Great Health Divide, Crime, News 12 This Morning, Traffic, Keeping You Safe, Taking Back Our Streets, and Spending Smarter. In KSLA Weather, viewers can find weather headlines, hurricane reports, and severe weather alerts. Its community coverage consists of Job Fair, Back to School, Ark-La-Tex Weekend, KSLA Salutes, Juneteenth, Worship Directory, Your Voice, KSLA Cafe, and others.

KSLA Live Stream

KSLA live stream is a way to watch Shreveport News, National News, weather, and sports. The Internet has now become a basic necessity of life now, where you go you need the internet to perform digital operations. Therefore, KSLA has also decided to put its internet resources in movement. Following that, they have introduced a way to watch KSLA live stream on the web at the channel’s official website or here at Live News Globe. Just click/tap the play button below and get updated with the latest happenings in Shreveport.

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General FAQs

What happened to Shayne Wright? Is Shayne Wright leaving?

Shayne Wright has left the Morning News Anchor position at KSLA News 12 in place of WPBF 25 as a Weekend Anchor, which he joined in August 2018. Wright became a part of the KSLA news team in July 2013 and performed several duties over the years. Shayne started as a sports director of the channel where his responsibilities were to plan and decide the sports content, coming up with exciting ideas for sports segments, and leading a 3-person sports team. Eventually, he became a Morning News Anchor at the station in May 2017  where his duty was to anchor the noon news solely and investigating stories along with the channel’s investigative team. Wright studied BA Electronic Media Journalism at LSU Shreveport from 2008 to 2010.

What channel is CBS in Shreveport?

Viewers and residents in Shreveport enjoy the CBS programming on KSLA News, which comes at Virtual CH 12. The station’s channel number varies from cable to cable service. However, its antenna number and the virtual number are the same i.e. 12.

Where is Kalie Pluchel?

Kalie Pluchel Story

Kalie Pluchel is a meteorologist at KCRG  News 9. She became a part of the weather team in May 2019. Prior to KCRG, Kalie was a weather personality at Shreveport, Louisiana. There, she used to cover the weekend weather coverage. While she was studying Meteorology and Climatology at Ball State University, Pluchel did an internship at WMC Action News 5 and WISH News. She also got an opportunity to chase storm in the west while working for Ball State.

Has Jeff Ferrell of KSLA lost weight?

Based on photos on Jeff Ferrell’s official Facebook page, it seems Jeff has lost a few pounds. After comparing Ferrel’s photo from 2016 to now, we found a great difference in his appearance. Jeff has been a news anchor and reporter at KSLA News since 2002. Ferrel did his bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism in 1989 and has worked in various news channels before finally landing a permanent spot at KSLA 12 News. From KEVN News, WIFT TV, WAND-TV, WNEP News 16, KTUL, and KTBS CH 3, Ferrel gained a ton of experience in the media industry.

KSLA News Team

Being a TV anchor and reporter isn’t easy. It requires a lot of effort, learning, and dedication to become a highly-skilled journalist. KSLA News team delivers Shreveport LA News, regional news, national news, and cover other essential stories within the region. In order to handle, all these things, Channel 12 Shreveport maintains an expert team of anchors, reporters, and investigative journalists. KSLA News team has excellent communication skills. Each member of the team has a better understanding of each other, they have an extraordinary to perform on camera, and their passion to provide the truth to the public is astounding. The investigative reporters handle the story effectively. They dig into the bottom of the story and gather relevant information by questioning people. Doug Warner, Kori Johnson, Dominique Benn, Rashad Johnson, Christian Piekos, and Jade Myers are among the talented names in KSLA News Team.

Kori Johnson: Anchor/ Reporter at KSLA News

Kori JohnsonKori Johnson is an anchor at KSLA Shreveport who started working at the channel as a First Alert Desk Anchor in July 2021. Johnson has an impressive history of working in broadcast media for years. Kori is also a part of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). Johnson loves working here in Shreveport and conducts such stories that are important to the community. When not reporting, Kori goes to new restaurants in the area, watches movies, paints, and enjoys spending time with her family. Kori earned her degree in Communications with a 3.6 CGPA at Duquesne University in 2018.

Johnson's Career Information

More About Johnson

Prior to KSLA News 12, Johnson was a Weekending Evening Anchor and reporter at WCTI TV 12/ Fox 8/14 from January 2019 to May 2021. When working there, Kori reported on multiple community stories and covered several interviews. She wrote and edit scripts filed all stories, compiled news articles on the web, created/hosted weekend morning telecasts, and produced content for other digital platforms as well. From August 2018 to October 2018, Kori was a host at Duquesne Athletic Department. The channel had a weekly segment called Court Time with Kori where she used to interview teammates or special guests and talk about the court performance of the current games, past games, and upcoming games.

In June 2018, Johnson joined WBBM as a Sports Intern. Before that, she did an internship at KDKA News for 4 months from February 2018 to May 2018. While at that, Kori conducted post-game interviews, helped reporters during live matches, covered man-on-the-street interviews, and analyzed digital platforms in the search of top stories. John was a Social Media Intern at Catholic Charities from October 2017 to March 2018. At Catholic, she was learning modern ways of outreach to the community by working directly under the Director of Youth Outreach and Digital Media Strategist. Kori took the start of her career at New Pittsburg Courier as an Intern in August 2017.

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KSLA First Alert Weather Team

KSLA First Alert Weather Team LogoKSLA team of meteorologists keeps a keen eye on the area’s weather transmission. It covers the weather of different areas in Lousiana and some parts of Texas including Bossier City, Shreveport, Mansfield, Springhill, Vivian, Blanchard, and Texarkana. In addition, the KSLA weather team consists of talented meteorologists who are always ready to face climate situations in the area. They analyze the large quantity of data collected by KSLA weather radar carefully and produce accurate weather predictions. They understand their viewers and provide them with the information that really matters. While delivering the forecast, they go through the difficult task of choosing the right computer model and select the one which has the best chance of success.

How many weather forecasters do KSLA in Shreveport have?

KSLA Frist Alert Weather Team consists of four weather forecasters Jeff Castle, a Chief Meteorologist with AMS certification in his hands, Andrew Brightman, also an AMS certified senior meteorologist, Grant Roberts, and Jessica Moore. They cover the entire weather coverage not only in Shreveport but its nearby areas.

Andrew Brightman: Meteorologist at KSLA Weather

Andrew BrightmanAndrew Brightman joins the team of KSLA Shreveport in August 2019. He has earned a board of certification from the American Meteorological Society and reported on all types of weather. Either, there is a strong triple-digit heat or a 15 degree dropped blizzard, Brightman is no stranger to either. Moreover, he has also witnessed a grapefruit-sized hailing and the worst tornado outbreaks of history. Brightman is a sportsholic, football is the most important thing in his life. He loves to cheer the New England team. Furthermore, Andrew takes part in outdoor activities and loves to discover the ArkLaTex. He also loves to play a game of golf. Andrew Brightman is a graduate of Emerson College and Penn State University which is completed in 2014 and 2017 respectively.

After completing the education, Brightman joined Comcast as a Brand Ambassador in 2013 and worked there for almost a year. Meanwhile, he was also working as a Guest Service Representative at Boston Duck Tours, LP. He left that job also after one year. Furthermore, in 2017, Andrew started a position as a Meteorologist at CBS News Channel 5 in September 2017 and after serving the station for 2 years left it for Channel 12 Shreveport.

KSLA News Mobile Apps

Want to catch the latest updates and current affairs in Shreveport and can’t reach to your Television? Better download KSLA Mobile apps on your smartphone and get updated with all the latest happenings in town including Shreveport local news, KSLA breaking news, sports transmission. Viewers can also enjoy KSLA weather coverage, political transmission, KSLA News 12 Crime Tracker, and more. The apps are available for both android phones and iOS phones.
KSLA News Studio
KSLA News Studio | Courtesy: Twitter

KSLA News 12 is your home to Shreveport breaking news and local coverage. From a little street theft to an important political interview coverage, users can get everything here. Meanwhile, the station’s weather app KSLA First Alert Weather App offers all the weather in one place. Users can go through the latest weather news, today’s forecast current weather conditions, watch live KSLA weather radar, and0 more.

CBS Shreveport Programming

Below you can find all the programs ranging from KSLA breaking news to thrilling/exciting TV series that airs once a week. Viewers can enjoy these shows on different digital platforms as well such as Amazon Prime, Roku, and Apple TV.

FBI: Most Wanted Love Island KSLA News 12 at 10:00 p.m. The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
CBS Overnight News KSLA News 12 at 10:00 p.m. The Late Late Show With James Corden KSLA News 12 This Morning at 5:00 a.m.
CBS This Morning The Young and the Restless Rebath The Bold and the Beautiful
The Price Is Right Let’s Make a Deal KSLA News 12 at 5:00 p.m. Right This Minute
The Kelly Clarkson Show Big Brother KSLA News 12 at 6:00 p.m. S.W.A.T. Buried
Love Island Vickie Roberson Theatre Bull Truth and Reconciliation Secret Celebrity Renovation Jesse Tyler Ferguson
In Touch With Dr. Charles Stanley Lucky Dog Camp Meeting Hope in the Wild
Mission Unstoppable The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Pet Vet Dream Team Investigate TV: Bridging the Great Health Divide
All in With Laila Ali Saints Pre-season Football Pre-game BIG3 Basketball NFL Football New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens
48 Hours NCIS: New Orleans One of Our Own Magnum P.I. The Lies We Tell Music City Trucks Unbreakable Nears the Finish

About KSLA News

KSLA TV first hit the waves on 1 January 1954. It was the second channel to begin operations in the Shreveport market. The first one was KCMC News, a CBS affiliate network based in Texarkana, Texas. KCMC was launched just 5 months before the CBS Shreveport (KSLA News). KSLA News Shreveport studios are in Central Shreveport on Daashiel Street and Fairfield Avenue. However, the station’s transmitter is installed in the suburbs of St. Johns Baptist Church Road in Caddo Parish’s rural northern areas. Meanwhile, viewers can also check out the station’s digital media including the official website, official mobile app, and KSLA Facebook page.

Tel: (318) 222-1212
Website: https://www.ksla.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KSLA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KSLANews12
Tower Location: St. Johns Baptist Church Road (southeast of Mooringsport and Caddo Lake) in rural northern Caddo Parish
Brand Name: KSLA News 12

Coverage Map

KSLA News Coverage Map
KSLA News Coverage Map | Source: www.publicfiles.fcc.gov
Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with LiveNewsGlobe.com, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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