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

  City of Lake Charles uses two new initiatives to help local small businesses

  Hackett’s Cajun Kitchen closes its doors due to COVID-19

  Hospitality industry hit hard due to pandemic

  Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish offices reopen

  Sulphur teacher uses technology to make PPE

  Welsh residents upset after power disconnected, delinquency fees charged during pandemic

  Lake Area woman beats COVID-19, leaves hospital after 53 days

  Lake Area restaurants adjust to new normal

  Construction on Maplewood bridge in Sulphur begins

Termite swarm season officially starts

Calcasieu Complete Count Committee discusses 2020 census response rates

  Community Foundation of SWLA grant to help local nonprofits

  Town of Welsh Animal Shelter sustained serious damage after strong storms

  Senator Cassidy discusses stay-at-home extension

  Local leaders react to stay-at-home extension

  City of Sulphur lays out plan to fix water issues

  Local security company uses technology to help stop spread of COVID-19

  NOPD celebrates healthcare workers, Sulphur native talks experience on frontlines

  Remembering Suzy Heck, founder of Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

  Furloughed casino chef shares skills on Facebook live

  10 years later, Cameron Parish officials reflect on Deepwater Horizon oil spill

  Better Business Bureau warns people about Facebook quiz scam

  Local title companies offer OMV services over the phone, curbside

  Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

  Domestic violence concerns arise as stay-at-home order continues

  Calls to service down in Lake Area after Gov. Edwards orders stay-at-home order

  Couple has backyard wedding due to coronavirus pandemic

  Ventilators in SWLA: Where local hospitals stand

  Couple celebrates 71 years of marriage through window due to coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus can’t keep couple from celebrating 71st anniversary