Drew Marine joined KPLC in June 2018 as a reporter. She is from southern California and went to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix. Drew graduated from ASU with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in film and media studies.
During her time at the Walter Cronkite school, she was an education and government reporter for the school’s daily broadcast, Cronkite News, which aired on Arizona PBS.
When she isn’t reporting, Drew loves watching movies and learning new recipes to cook.
She’s excited to explore Louisiana and report on stories around Lake Charles.
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
As hunting season approaches, the Welsh Police Department is hosting the 12th annual Hunter Safety Education Program tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and tomorrow, Saturday, August 31, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The nation is experiencing an opioid epidemic, and, in 2017, Louisiana had the 6th highest opioid prescribing rate, according to the Department of Health. It’s statistics like that, leading to forums about opioids here in Southwest Louisiana.
A week ago, we reported on an online financial system proposed by school board member Fred Hardy. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the board members had a lot to say about whether the idea should move forward.
A new law is aiming to help middle and high school students across the state who may be suicidal. It’s a move supported by students in the Lake Area and one mom who lost her son to suicide just a few years ago.
The beginning of the school year is just around the corner; and this year, both Lake Charles Charter Academy and the Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy are offering a hefty raise for certified teachers. Those certified teachers will bring home a $5,000 raise.
A new upper elementary school could be coming to the Moss Bluff-Gillis area, if voters say ‘yes’ to a new tax measure. The Calcasieu Parish School Board unanimously voted the 1 1/2 cent sales tax will be on the November ballot.
On Friday, July 26, you can help families in need send their children back to school with new school supplies. KPLC is again joining forces with DeWanna’s Closet and Wendy’s in helping children show up for school ready to learn. This will be the third year that KPLC has partnered with DeWanna Tarver