Jeff Ferrell

Jeff Ferrell

Reporter

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jeff began his on-air broadcasting career 29 years ago in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Jeff has worked in several other regions of the country, covering everything from the crack cocaine epidemic of the early ‘90’s to an April blizzard that paralyzed a state.

He’s also reported from a mile underground in a gold mine and stood atop the head of George Washington at Mount Rushmore; That’s not even mentioning everything from deadly tornadoes to elections and literally riding a thousand pound bull during state fair coverage.

Jeff has called Shreveport home since 2000, where he and his wife have raised four children. It’s also where he’s tried and tried to get better at golf, which he describes as a ‘work in progress.’

You can e-mail him at: jferrell@ksla.com


Recent Articles by Jeff

  Another CDC reversal on COVID-19 guidance raises more questions

  Officials speak out on the fight against crime

  Police arrest 3 over gunfire that wounded child

  Lifeshare makes second plea just this week for blood donations

  Federal eviction moratorium comes with many questions for ArkLaTex renters

Power restoration efforts gaining steam in northwest, central Louisiana

  Petition aims to make LSU-Shreveport virtual-only

Bossier buses roll for first time in half a year - for first day of school

  Does Shreveport have a gang problem? Depends on who you ask

  Virtual-only school instruction may require a steep learning curve for some families

Caddo school attendance blitz intended to curb truancy

Some fear voter suppression with Postal Service delays

  More details released about Shreveport hospital shooting, carjacking and later capture of alleged gunman

  Lessons learned at DeSoto Parish Schools in first week of classes

  Marshall ISD superintendent says to expect more accountability

  COVID-19 cases surge days before schools open in Elysian Fields and Harleton, TX

  Pets at risk for COVID-19

  Questions surface about hybrid learning model for back to school

  High school football practice underway in East Texas amid pandemic

  Teachers, supporters protest outside Caddo School District’s central office

  Distance learning interest increasing ahead of school year

  DeSoto Parish goes back to school next week

School bus driver shortage getting worse

  Fears of an eviction crisis are growing amidst pandemic

  Caddo principal takes initiative in classroom safety

  Shreveport mayor announces run for U.S. Senate seat

Discussion continues on effectiveness of face shields

  Federal, state tax-filing deadlines are among the latest financial hurdles for many Americans

  Shreveport council to decide whether to ask DOJ to investigate SPD

  Union not giving up on keeping Libbey plant open in Shreveport