Chandler Watkins

Chandler Watkins


Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chandler is excited to be in Lake Charles covering the news that matters to you. Chandler graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in December 2017 after studying broadcast journalism and public relations. She worked for the student-run news station, News 6, as a reporter, anchor, and even news director! In her free time, you can find Chandler exploring Southwest Louisiana, watching sports, or trying out all the amazing Cajun food.


  • University of Central Arkansas, Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations, 2017

Recent Articles by Chandler

Giant Salvinia: The non-native plant in Louisiana waters

Supreme Court rules police can draw blood from unconscious drivers

NASA plans to send astronauts to the moon in 2024

Cameron Parish Deputy hailed as hero after he and several others rescue children at Mae’s Beach

Louisiana laws and penalties on leaving a child in a vehicle

Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says

Sulphur Police arrest 5 accused of having inappropriate relationships with juvenile

Three officers injured in motorcade crash receive presidential coins

Two Louisiana veterans soar the SWLA sky

Community comes together for funeral for two veterans with no known relatives

DeRidder Police Department launches ‘Take Me Home’ Program

  Louisiana woman warns of UPS phishing email scam

Audit shows Housing Authority of Lake Charles may have violated state constitution

Grandparent scam: One Lake Area man warns others of scam call

Fire safety with Christmas trees

Crime rate rises around holidays, police say

Police still searching for escaped Sulphur inmate

Police see rise in counterfeit currency in SWLA

Parents speak out after daycare worker arrested