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."

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Recent Articles by Jeff

  Shreveport council delays vote on garbage collection fee

  Apartment complex fire cleanup, recovery begins

  State lawmaker wants to make aggressive driving a crime

  Fight intensifies against gambling addiction

  Sticker shock for Shreveport’s consent decree work

  Recent attack renews interest in self-defense training

  Petition aims to put alcohol proposal before Haughton voters Oct. 12

  City, resident at odds over who’s responsible for cave-in

  NWLA leaders briefed on mega-projects

  Should you interfere if you see someone being attacked?

  Study: Giant surge in LA anaphylaxis medical claims

  Man recalls seeing the fatal shooting of Gypsy the yellow Labrador retriever

  Man faces felony charge after shooting of dog, social media reacts

  Questions and concerns surround IRS tax refunds

  High stakes with Shreveport trash fee proposal

  Shreveport votes down $18 trash fee; but issue is not dead

  Bossier schools’ interim leader looks ahead as district seeks superintendent

Opponents argue proposed Shreveport sanitation fee stinks

  Bossier City ranks 2nd in LA for affordable housing

  Residents frustrated with sewer line construction cleanup