Chandler Watkins

Chandler Watkins


Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chandler is excited to be in Shreveport 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 Northwest Louisiana, watching sports, or trying out new foods.


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

Recent Articles by Chandler

Possible game changer: LSU Health Shreveport trailblazing research into using nitric oxide as a COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 survivors give plasma to help others

Lake Charles sewing class makes quilts for local veterans

Tornado responsible for one fatality in Rosepine, traveled 63 miles from DeRidder to Alexandria

Authorities still searching for answers to human head found in Cameron Parish in 2018

  Lake Charles Police investigate over 100 shootings in 2019

Robbery suspect gives stolen cash to cops, later returns for money and is arrested

West Calcasieu Port receives new funding

15-year-old boy honored for saving father’s life

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