Drew Marine

Drew Marine


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

Recent Articles by Drew

  Gillis Elementary parents concerned about rodents

  Office of Public Health reminds people of the importance of hand washing

  Impact Agency announces it’s expanding to reach young women

  LSU Tigers fans rush to get merchandise after championship win

  TSA reports record number of guns found at airport security checkpoints in 2019

  Local United Methodist Church explains possible separation

  City of Sulphur addresses dirty water issue

  HPV vaccine rates on the rise across U.S., but SWLA has some of the lowest rates in state

  Louisiana representatives discuss briefing on Iran

Louisiana lawmakers and Lake Area residents react to Iranian General’s death

  Some SWLA restaurants kicking off crawfish season early

  Lake Area residents share their New Year’s traditions

  Local 87-year-old woman gives advice for 2020 and the start of a new decade

  Yellow Cab of Lake Charles giving 1,000 free taxi rides this NYE

  Lake Charles Regional airport saw increase in holiday travel this year

  Holiday break swimming lessons teaches Lake Area kids about water safety

  Sulphur Animal Control reminds everyone animals are more than gifts this holiday season

  Age to buy tobacco products may soon change from 18 to 21

  KPLC INVESTIGATES: Changes coming to District Attorneys Community Assistance Foundation

  Local lawmakers react to Articles of Impeachment against President Trump

  SWLA Convention and Visitor’s Bureau says 2020 U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials will boost local economy

  USDA announces change to SNAP program

  SPECIAL REPORT: Calcasieu schools have seen an increase in vaping on campus

  Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office discusses ways to protect your packages from porch pirates

  Abraham’s tent serves Thanksgiving meal to those in need

  New I-10 bridge construction could start as early as 2021, Representative Clay Higgins says

  CPSO gives turkeys instead of tickets ahead of Thanksgiving

  Lake Charles Office of Motor Vehicles reopens after last week’s ransomware attack

Jennings ranked 7th safest city in Louisiana, DeRidder ranked 9th, according to study

  Former Lake Charles police officer sentenced to 18 months in prison