Chandler Watkins

Chandler Watkins


Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chandler is excited to be in Lake Charles 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 Southwest Louisiana, watching sports, or trying out all the amazing Cajun food.


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

Recent Articles by Chandler

Cameron LNG fined $41,600 for not reporting leaks

How law enforcement tracks registered sex offenders

Sulphur considering allowing alcohol sales to those in motor vehicles

Sulphur Police remind drivers to slow down in school zones

  New DeRidder Chief of Police discusses priorities

  $18 million going to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge for rock breakwaters

  OKES Stronger Than Ever: Oakdale Elementary reopens after 2017 fire

  DeWanna’s Closet asking for water donations for kids on buses

  Laws set to take effect Thursday in Louisiana

Sulphur Police urges public to stay aware of jugging robberies

Giant Salvinia: The non-native plant in Louisiana waters

Steel Manufacturer chooses Sinton, TX over DeQuincy for new steel mill

  Saddle bronc rider killed during Louisiana rodeo

  Calcasieu Parish Police Jury approves convenience store amidst pushback from residents

  LCPD offers burglary prevention tips

  Lake Charles woman escapes out window, fleeing from intruders

  Preparations underway in Cameron Parish ahead of tropical storm Barry

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office speaks out on jail incident

Lake Charles working on city sewer lines

Red, White, Blue and You! 4th of July festivities in Lake Charles

  USS Orleck Executive Director speaks on potential move to Jacksonville

  Supreme Court rules police can draw blood from unconscious drivers

  NASA plans to send astronauts to the moon in 2024

New Child Safety Seat law to take effect August 1 in Louisiana

  Senator John Kennedy weighs in on U.S. and Iran tensions

  8 SWLA residents among the 63 arrested statewide in Operation Broken Heart

Sulphur residents losing recycling through city; encouraged to use CPPJ Solid Waste Convenience Center

  Lake Charles City Council votes to allow LCPD exceed overtime budget

  LCPD releases names of victims in double homicide investigation on 5th Street

  Fort Polk community welcomes familiar face as new Garrison Commander