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

  19-year-old arrested following pursuit with police; stolen car, gun recovered

Julia Letlow qualifies for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

  Man rescued from house fire; cause under investigation

CHUCKS AND PEARLS: Alpha Kappa Alpha members show support for Vice President Kamala Harris

Cheer sponsor accused of stealing over $5,000 from school fundraisers

Police name suspect in Ashton Street shooting

Man who spent 99 days in the hospital with COVID-19 dies shortly after release

  Authorities ID homicide victim, his alleged killer

Man killed in Texarkana shooting; vehicle shot multiple times

Wreck closes I-20 W near Dixie Inn exit following crash

  Man dead following apparent chimney fire in Marshall; woman escapes

1 dead, 1 injured in I-220 shooting; suspect sought

  Shreveport mayor, fire chief speak following COVID-19 related death of firefighter

  Bossier DA clears BCPD officers of wrongdoing in fatal shooting of man in August

Stolen car call leads to search for suspect at Sunset Acres apartment complex

  SPD seeking identity of robbery suspect

Caddo coroner names man mortally wounded in Jewella Avenue shooting

Arkansas 3-month-old dead; babysitter in custody

  Several east Texas counties to reinstate COVID-19 restrictions

  Woman charged in connection to west Shreveport fatal shooting; victim identified

Missing northeast Louisiana 11-year-old girl found

Court canceled on Jan. 4 in Caddo Parish

  Man safely exits house fire; blaze under investigation

Missing Lafayette County man found safe

  SPD: Dispute over money leads to shooting; suspect wanted

  Former KTBS anchor, reporter Al Pierce dies

  Second arrest made in Bowie County homicide