Olivia Vidal began as the morning live reporter at KSLA News 12 in August 2013.
She comes to Shreveport from Lake Charles, LA. where she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for two years at KPLC 7 News—KSLA's sister station. She reported on everything from crime to education.
Olivia is a Louisiana native. She grew up in Mandeville then attended college at LSU in Baton Rouge. Geaux Tigers! While at LSU, she earned her degree in Mass Communication with a minor in Spanish. Her passion for storytelling began at a young age. In elementary school she would skip recess to read books to the younger students, some of the books she wrote herself.
When she's not working, Olivia likes to explore the Ark-La-Tex area! If you see her out and about, stop and say hello!
She's always searching for story ideas, so if you have a story or tip email Olivia at firstname.lastname@example.org.