Domonique Benn

Domonique Benn

Anchor - KSLA

Shreveport, La.

A recipient of a National Edward R. Murrow award and a six time Emmy-nominated anchor, Domonique Benn has helped to lead the KSLA News 12 anchor team for eight years.

Domonique has a background in investigative reporting. Many of her investigative reports have been picked up by national media outlets and received national awards.

Domonique is also a recipient of two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. One of the awards recognized Domonique’s investigative report, "Bad Medicine". She was also a part of team coverage on a deadly train wreck and chlorine spill while working in Augusta, Ga.

While working in Virginia, she was recognized by the Virginia Associated Press as "Best Anchor of the Year" for the entire state. Domonique's hard work earned her national recognition when she was featured in Ebony magazine as one of 30 talented young adults on the rise.

Domonique has worked in newsrooms in Mississippi, Georgia, and Virginia. During her career, Domonique has interviewed numerous national leaders. From politics to entertainment, she has covered it all.

Domonique is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalists. She also is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-American Emmy chapter and was previously on the Board of Governors for the chapter. She's very active in the Ark-La-Tex and is very active in the March of Dimes.

She continues to share her life's philosophy: "I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul."

Awards:

  • National Edward R. Murrow
  • Regional Edwards R. Murrow - 2

Education:

  • University of Florida, bachelor of science in telecommunications-news and minor in English with concentration in African American literature

Recent Articles by Domonique

COVID COLD FEET?: Ask your questions about the COVID vaccines

  Highlighting the black culture on canvas

  Young entrepreneur opens black-owned beauty supply store in Mansfield

  BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS: Local family serves up traditional meals with a vegan twist

  Professor says every day is ‘Black history’

  Retired Army musician encourages youth to pursue education

  Shreveport banking executive invests in community

  BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS: Shreveport-Bossier-DeSoto African American Scholarship Awards Banquet

  NSU student government honoring the university’s first African American students

  Couple turns former school into community center

  Grambling State University choir leader bridges past and present through performance

  Marshall educator celebrates diversity all year round

  Natchitoches Councilwoman Betty Sawyer-Smith talks about her career

  Mothers of NFL players reflect on their sons’ past leading up to Super Bowl LV

  Natchitoches mayor talks about his new job, who inspires him

  Shreveport native becomes orthopedic surgeon, works to inspire others

  Shreveport funeral home is family owned, one of oldest in the state

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

  STOMP OUT BULLYING: October is Nat’l Bullying Prevention Month

  Shreveport’s Commission on Race and Diversity to hold virtual event on Oct. 22

ArkLaTex fraternities and sororities present check to evacuee fund

  BPCC Nursing program celebrates 100% pass rate for NCLEX

  The road to Angola and back

  ‘Stop the Violence’ event in Mooretown ends after gunfire breaks out

Local businessman writes book to help lost black boys find their way

  BPCC becoming an option for students who choose to stay home for college

North Louisiana advocate for special needs named to Governor’s Advisory Council

  Ben Raymond goes from probational to permanent police chief

  Tommie McGlothen’s son wants answers after his Dad died, allegedly while McGlothen was in police custody

  Tommie McGlothen Jr.’s son speaks on his father’s death while allegedly in police custody