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  • Cynthia Arceneaux

    Cynthia Arceneaux

    Cynthia Arceneaux has been on the anchor desk at KPLC for the past 20 years on 7News Live at Five, 7News at Six, 7News Nightcast, and as the host of Emphasis, a monthly public affairs show. A native
    7News Live at Five, Six and Nightcast AnchorMore >>
  • Theresa Schmidt

    Theresa Schmidt

    Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis Missouri. 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.More >>
    General Assignment and Environment ReporterMore >>
  • John Bridges

    John Bridges

    John Bridges has been with KPLC since 1992. He has been the co-host of 7News Sunrise since 1996 and is also the assistant News Director. John reports each week for the KPLC/Billy Navarre Hometown Patriot. He
    7News Sunrise AnchorMore >>
  • Britney Glaser

    Britney Glaser

    7News Sunrise Anchor/Healthcast ReporterMore >>
  • Wade Hampton

    Wade Hampton

    Wade Hampton joined the KPLC 7Stormteam in August of 2005. He comes to KPLC from the cold of Wyoming, having been the Chief Meteorologist for the NBC affiliate KCWY in Casper. Wade is a native of Arcadia.More >>
    7Stormteam Chief MeteorologistMore >>
  • Ben Terry

    Ben Terry

    Ben Terry comes to KPLC from Jackson, Mississippi, where he completed a 5 year tour at WeatherVision Inc., a TV weather syndication company that produces daily weather forecasts for stations across theMore >>
    7Stormteam MeteorologistMore >>
  • Zack Fradella

    Zack Fradella

    Zack Fradella joined KPLC-TV in December 2013 as the Weekend Meteorologist and Digital Content Producer.
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    Weekend MeteorologistMore >>
  • Agnes DeRouen

    Agnes DeRouen

    Noon Anchor / Assignment EditorMore >>
    7News at Noon Anchor/Assignment EditorMore >>
  • Charlie Haldeman

    Charlie Haldeman

    Charlie Haldeman is the News Director at KPLC 7 News and substitutes on the anchor desk from time to time. Charlie joined KPLC in October 2010 from KXII-TV in Sherman, Texas, where he was a News DirectorMore >>
    News DirectorMore >>
  • Lee Peck

    Lee Peck

    Anchor 7News WeekendsMore >>
    7News Weekend Anchor / ReporterMore >>
  • Monica Grimaldo

    Monica Grimaldo

    Monica Grimaldo joined KPLC-TV in August 2013. She is originally from Houston, Texas where she received her Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish from the University of Houston.More >>
    Video JournalistMore >>
  • Haley Rush

    Haley Rush

    Haley joined KPLC 7 News in May 2013. She graduated from the University of North Texas and earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Mayborn School of Journalism with a minor in Social Science. WhileMore >>
    Video JournalistMore >>
  • Erica Bivens

    Erica Bivens

    Erica Bivens joined KPLC in August 2013. She graduated in three and a half years from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism and specialization in Women, Gender andMore >>
    Video JournalistMore >>
  • Erika Ferrando

    Erika Ferrando

    Erika Ferrando joined KPLC-TV in June 2014. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication with a minor in Graphic Design from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.More >>
    Video JournalistMore >>
  • Travis Cobb

    Travis Cobb

    Reporter/Weekend Producer

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    Reporter/Weekend ProducerMore >>
  • Tom Nartker

    Tom Nartker

    Sports AnchorMore >>
    Sports AnchorMore >>
  • Rebecca Cade

    Rebecca Cade

    Rebecca is blessed and excited to call Lake Charles her home. Rebecca joined the sports team in August 2013 after graduating from the University of Alabama in May 2013.More >>
    Weekend Sports AnchorMore >>
  • Erik Tyger

    Erik Tyger

    Assistant News DirectorMore >>
    Assistant News DirectorMore >>
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