Jeff Ferrell

Jeff Ferrell

KSLA News 12 reporter Jeff Ferrell is a news veteran, with more than 20 years experience in nearly every part of the country. Jeff began his broadcasting career in the Pacific Northwest, graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989.

Jeff's on-air broadcasting career began as a reporter in Rapid City, South Dakota in July 1990, followed by stops in Rockford and then Decatur, Illinois, Scranton, PA, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. From there, he came here to Shreveport, a place he's called home the last 12 years.

Jeff is a husband and father of four.  He's covered some of the biggest stories in the Ark-La-Tex, ranging from Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ivan and Gustav, to the Space Shuttle Columbia crash.

He's even tried his hand at acting.  He appeared in the September 2009 debut of the Michael Douglas movie "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt," where Jeff played a local reporter.  

He also landed a speaking role in the Oliver Stone movie "W" as White House Media Director.  Most recently, he made a brief appearance in the Nicolas Cage film, "Drive Angry."

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Recent Articles by Jeff

  Pregnant woman killed in Minden was not intended target

  Raw sewage spills into Shreveport’s iconic duck pond

  Woman returns to ArkLaTex to search for missing son

  Air conditioning repair business booms during heatwave

Hot weather has Meals On Wheels drivers checking on senior citizens

  Retro Downtown among new businesses coming to the heart of Shreveport

  Fire crews already battling summer heat, along with smoke and flames

  Experts offer ways to cope with PTSD during Fourth of July fireworks

  Independence Stadium undergoing $1 million face-lift

  Sen. John Kennedy calls out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “Her hypocrisy is breathtaking”

  Congressional delegates tour Barksdale, report the Air Force base in thriving

  Shreveport might require high-end security systems in places that sell liquor

  ‘Fly Shreveport First’ campaign blitz features calculator to compare costs

  3-day United We Give blood drive off to a strong start

  Louisiana life expectancy rating among the worst in the U.S.

  Work on new Jimmie Davis Bridge could start in late 2020 or early 2021

  Girls “Real Talk” retreat attracts several dozen in NWLA

  Detective, Realtors recount what led to arrest of alleged con artist

  Shreveport’s new hi-tech water meter reading system soon to go live

Caddo Parish examining nutria infestation in Shreveport’s iconic duck pond

  Trash fee now on Shreveport utility bills to fund raises

  Caddo Schools Superintendent: City responsible for $75,000 crossing guard bill

  Lifeshare says blood supply is dangerously low

  Crowd gathers for Memorial Day observance in Keithville

  Date, time set for Independence Bowl; now, who’s playing

  Company ranks Louisiana as second worst state in terms of cyber hygiene

  Louisiana’s proposed ‘pink tax’ break closer to gaining final approval

  ‘Tora, Tora, Tora!’ delivers moving history lesson during Barksdale air show

  Louisiana governor addresses national cybersecurity summit in Shreveport

  Wet, warm weather leading to busy mosquito season