Theresa Schmidt

Theresa Schmidt


Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she accepted a reporting job at KPLC. That was April 12, 1978. Over the years Theresa has covered nearly every news beat. Over recent years she has covered the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the environment and general assignment and many high profile court cases. She often covers issues related to aging and seniors enjoying their golden years. Theresa's on-air work over the years has ranged from investigative reports to a three-week series on quitting smoking. Her work has been recognized locally, statewide and nationally. Theresa is a widow whose life revolves primarily around her four children and her career. She also sings in the choir at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She attributes her success in life to her strong faith in God and supportive family and friends.


  • Missouri, Bachelor of Journalism

Recent Articles by Theresa

Calcasieu officials say not all funds expected through Main Street Recovery grant program appear to be available

Two teenagers arrested in shooting death of Anthony Bennett

LC doctors warn COVID-19 hospitalizations have doubled

Union reps: Myers no longer warden at Oakdale FCC

Union leaders for prison employees file “imminent danger” complaints with OSHA

Bond set at $2.5 million for Calcasieu deputy accused of first-degree rape and sexual battery of juveniles

Department of Health says norovirus to blame for illnesses at L’auberge

  Six veterans awarded free medical cannabis treatment for one year

  Local officials offer tips for leaving a domestic abuse situation safely

BBB and Entergy warn residents about electric bill scam

UPDATE: ICE detainees apprehended in Kinder

SOWELA receives $1 million for new TC Energy Pipeline Academy

  French ambassador bestows Legion of Honor on Jennings WWII hero

Jury votes Kevin Daigle should die

Judge Clayton Davis denies mistrial motion in Kevin Daigle trial

Kevin Daigle guilty of first-degree murder of State Trooper Steven Vincent

Jury selection underway in Kevin Daigle capital murder trial

Lake Charles man convicted of human trafficking

More 17-year-old offenders headed to juvenile system

  Four Louisiana sisters make it to their 90s

Against the odds, Anna’s Pies is a successful small business

Lafayette man with West Nile was at Hackberry camp when he became ill