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 has been in broadcasting since he was 15. John started his career at radio station KIKS as a disc-jockey and then moved on to KYKZ and Q101 as news director. In 1992, he began working behind the camera at KPLC as the News Assignments Editor. He anchored weekend newscasts on KPLC, before joining 7News Sunrise in 1996.
John has won several Associated Press News awards and has been voted the Most Popular Media Personality by "Lagniappe" and "The Times of Lake Charles" several times.
John's favorite assignments include trips to Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, France, Norway and Cuba.
John is active in his church and assists in their video productions. An Eagle Scout, he is also an assistant Scoutmaster for his son Jacob's Boy Scout troop. Jacob sometimes helps his dad on Sunrise, assisting in cooking segments and other areas.