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.

Recent Articles by Theresa

  Bishop Glen John Provost issues decree for more prayer, fasting and penance by LC Diocese Catholics

Incoming LC chief and deputy chiefs discuss priorities

Incoming police chief Shawn Caldwell names deputy chiefs

Anxious moments for pedestrians crossing Lake Street near Baker and Giovanni

Community stunned by sudden death of retired Judge Patricia Minaldi at age 60

St. Michael & All Angels hosts “Oh Holy Night” nativity display

Defense attorney says Robinswood administrators falsely accused

Cheniere and SOWELA collaborate on workforce development for LNG industry

Vinton area Justice of the Peace resigns; investigations underway

Navigational aids placed in Contraband Bayou

'Blue Eyes-Brown Eyes’ exercise aims to teach what racism feels like

Man who wrapped woman in sheets and tied her with tape pleads guilty to 2nd Degree Kidnapping

Diverse cross-section discuss solutions at “Housing & Homeless Crisis Forum”

Local attorney who handles evictions sees “new face of homelessness”

Election officials open voting machines to verify Tuesday results

Cameron consumers notified of drinking water violation for Waterworks District #7

Louisiana Watershed Initiative holding listening meetings

Chateau du Lac elderly high rise has new management

Rabbi for Lake Charles discusses overcoming hate

Our Lady of Guadalupe Torch Run passes through Lake Charles en route to New York