Jeff Ferrell

KSLA News 12 reporter Jeff Ferrell is a news veteran, with more than 20 years experience in nearly every part of the country. Jeff began his broadcasting career in the Pacific Northwest, graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989.

Jeff's on-air broadcasting career began as a reporter in Rapid City, South Dakota in July 1990, followed by stops in Rockford and then Decatur, Illinois, Scranton, PA, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. From there, he came here to Shreveport, a place he's called home the last 12 years.

Jeff is a husband and father of four.  He's covered some of the biggest stories in the Ark-La-Tex, ranging from Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ivan and Gustav, to the Space Shuttle Columbia crash.

He's even tried his hand at acting.  He appeared in the September 2009 debut of the Michael Douglas movie "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt," where Jeff played a local reporter.  

He also landed a speaking role in the Oliver Stone movie "W" as White House Media Director.  Most recently, he made a brief appearance in the Nicolas Cage film, "Drive Angry."

You can e-mail him at: jferrell@ksla.com

Recent Articles by Jeff

  More seasonal jobs available this holiday season

Ways to avoid holiday travel burglaries

A Grieving mother awaits justice in son’s murder

Holiday shoppers expected to spend more & stretch their gift dollars

Neighbors describe their part in hours-long weekend standoff of accused killer

Columbine victim’s father delivers message of kindness

Shreveport Mayoral runoff campaign underway

Shreveport voter turnout is expected to exceed statewide figures

Last-minute election preps well underway

Living Legend Gala will honor Shreveport civil rights pioneer Dr. C.O. Simpkins

Neighbors shocked at shooting of woman on Halloween

Two boys nearly hit - twice - while trying to board school bus

Groundwork being laid for this year’s Red River Cleanup

Sex offender registry can be useful tool for parents at Halloween

Gingerbread House helps parents talk to their children about sexual abuse

Shreveport mayoral candidate profile: Ollie Tyler

Body found in dumpster becomes Bossier City’s third homicide of year

Former hot spot for illegal dumping in Shreveport just saw worst offense in years

Shreveport Mayoral Candidate Profile: Lee O. Savage

5 mayoral hopefuls field questions about Shreveport’s finances