Alex Onken

Alex Onken

Digital Content Producer - KSLA

Shreveport, La.

Alex Onken joined KSLA News 12's digital team on Halloween 2016. Before that, he worked in newsprint, writing both for the Starkville Daily News and the Lake Charles American Press. A native Louisianan, he was born in Lake Charles and raised in nearby Welsh. He graduated from McNeese State University in December of 2014 with a degree in mass communications.


  • McNeese State University, 2014, mass communications

Recent Articles by Alex

Caddo Heights home damaged in early morning fire

Northwestern State President Chris Maggio announces retirement

I-30 W closed for hours in Texarkana after 18-wheeler crashes in guardrail; dog missing

  Earthquake recorded near Blanchard, La.

Rapper Mystikal speaks on dropped rape charge

  CPSO suspends search for wanted Texas man

  Earthquake recorded near Uncertain, Texas

I-20 E in Bossier Parish closed for about 8 hours after wreck; interstate now reopened

  April is National Donate Life month

  Teen fighting for his life after being shot in head in Garden Valley neighborhood; suspect sought

  Two people escape mobile home fire in west Shreveport

  Woman dead, man in stable condition after shooting at Mansfield hotel; suspect in custody

  I-20 E in Greenwood reopened after wreck

  17-year-old girl injured in Caddo Heights shooting

Man arrested in connection to double shooting on Singletary Street

  20-year-old arrested for alleged role in Marion Street fatal shooting

  Candlelight vigil and walk planned for Tommie McGlothen Jr.

SFD investigating early morning fire in Cedar Grove

Man faces several charges following incident at Shreve City Walmart

  Body recovered; believed to be of man who drove SUV into Wright Patman Lake Spillway

  Man injured in early morning shooting; suspect sought

  Natchitoches woman charged with seven counts of attempted first-degree murder

New hours announced at Bossier City Recycling Center; fence erected to prevent illegal dumping

Remains found following blaze at mobile home; fire remains under investigation

  State rep. authors bill in an effort to combat illegal gun use

Willis-Knighton seeking participants for COVID-19 treatment clinical trial

  1 dead, several injured in multiple shootings in Shreveport

  Woman shot, killed in incident on Easter Sunday

  SFD crews respond to vacant house fire near interstate

SPSO find body of missing 85-year-old Sabine Parish man