Kenley Hargett


Kenley Hargett joined the KSLA News 12 team in October and is excited to call Louisiana home.

He was born in Louisville, KY and was introduced to journalism in high school. The journalism department taught him all of the jobs in front and behind the camera. After high school he continued his path at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. There he was part of Tiger TV and worked his way to Executive Producer. During his time in college he had several prestigious internships that furthered his passion in the field.

NBC Nightly News in New York, NY, 11Alive WXIA Atlanta, WLKY Louisville and Louisville Metro TV helped him learn more about the field and work with some of the best journalists in the world.

After graduating Morehouse College with honors he furthered his education at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York, NY. He considers his graduate education as one of the most exciting times in his life. Traveling across the five boroughs of New York City and reporting stories was a constant adventure he will never forget.

After graduate school he returned to Atlanta and worked at CAU-TV where he hosted the show “Common Sense with Kenley Hargett.” The show was one of the top programs at the station. He also taught students Intro to Journalism through Clark Atlanta University’s Newsbreak program.

After working at CAU-TV, Texas called his name and took a job as a Multi-Skilled Journalist/Anchor for KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, TX. He reported throughout East Texas for two years and is excited to come to Louisiana.

In his spare time Kenley enjoys trying new restaurants, gaming, reading investment journals and traveling.

Recent Articles by Kenley

  Shreveport youth football team’s equipment, trailer stolen

  Northwest Louisiana Cajun Navy deploys to South Louisiana

  Northwest Louisiana first responders prepare for Tropical Storm Barry

  East Texas city of Marshall says goodbye to red light cameras

  ‘Abortion is Freedom’ billboards cause controversy in Waskom, city declared the act illegal

  ArkLaTex residents celebrate Fourth of July with food, fun, fireworks

  Marshall High School band selling fireworks to raise funds to go to Disney World

Meet the team: Kenley Hargett

  Shreveport church plants flags to honor gun violence victims

  Coushatta family credits working smoke alarms for saving their lives

  New law targets porch pirates in Texas

  Family of slain Shreveport mail carrier holds vigil in his honor

  Shreveport mayor apologizes to the late Sam Cooke, awards posthumous key to the city

  Drivers grow frustrated with Louisiana inspection sticker quality

  Shreveport youth boxers head to Boxing Junior Olympics

  Man passes Shreveport restaurant legacy to his son

  Shreveport NAACP branch hosts rally to stop city violence

  Loose livestock: Caddo and Bossier Parish deputies advise owners to watch their animals

Louisiana will allow first responders to use PTSD for workers’ compensation

Concerned citizens advocate for repeal of Shreveport’s ban on sagging pants

Community gathers to remember Maleah Davis

  Bossier teachers excited for state raise but still pursuing better pay

  Shreveport I-49 Connector project is one step closer to reality

  Camp Tiger provides a fun time for some special people

  Texas legalizes use of clubs, brass knuckles for self-defense

  Veterans Memorial Program helps honor ours Nation’s fallen heroes

  Lifeguards want residents to learn swimming safety rules

  Bossier Parish educators say fight for pay raise is a marathon, not a sprint

  Caddo Lake flooding taking a toll on residents

  Families celebrate Mother’s Day at Shreveport Stuffed Shrimp Festival