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

  Airman found guilty of murdering fellow airman

VFW honoring first responders & students

Owner fighting to keep daycare open

Caddo Parish officials prepare for possible flooding

Flu activity surging across U.S.

2019 New Year’s Resolutions now underway

New regulation will increase hospital billing transparency

Search underway for gunman in driveway ambush shooting

Man killed, child shot just before Christmas in Shreveport

Last-minute shoppers are running out of time

Stock Market becoming downhill roller coaster

Holiday prowler caught on camera in Bossier City

Persistent flood victims near Lake Bistineau ask for help

Portions of Shreveport ‘shots fired’ case caught on camera

Campaigns underway against holiday drunk driving

Big retailers catering to last-minute shoppers

Shreveport City Hall mayoral transition now well underway

Goodwill & Charitable Giving Season

Bossier City megachurch still smoldering after a huge morning fire

Mayor-Elect Adrian Perkins shares vision for Shreveport’s future