Gabe McDonald

Gabe McDonald


Gabe McDonald joined KPLC in September 2018 as a hybrid reporter covering both sports and news in Southwest Louisiana. He is excited to get his career started in his home state and is looking forward to meeting and telling the stories of all the great people in the area!

Gabe is a proud graduate of The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he majored in Mass Communications and played football. During his time in Pine Bluff, he was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 school year and served as the lead anchor for the school's newscasts. Gabe also completed an internship at KARK/FOX 16, the NBC and FOX affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Gabe is a Louisiana native, graduating from Byrd High School in Shreveport - an alma mater he shares with KPLC Sports Director Brady Renard. When he is not out covering stories you can find Gabe at the gym, trying a new restaurant, or watching The Office.

Recent Articles by Gabe

Southern Illinois guard Harwin Francois commits to McNeese

Cowboys pick up Mississippi State transfer KeyShawn Feazell

  Sports Person of the Week - Davis Meche

LaGrange junior Aasia Sam commits to ULM

McNeese announces seniors are back in the saddle for 2021

Sulphur alum Claralee Richard commits to McNeese

  Sports Person of the Week - Riley Dyson

  Local counselors provide mental health tips on Coronavirus

  Local high school coaches react to suspension of spring sports season

  McNeese coaches look ahead after spring sports canceled

  McNeese coaches react to canceling of spring sport seasons

  Sports Person of the Week - Alona Gray

  Hamilton Christian and St. Louis both fall in semifinal round

  Sports Person of the Week - Colby Augustine

  Top-seeded Fairview downs Hathaway to capture 12th state title

  #SWLApreps boys basketball first round playoff recap

  Sports Person of the Week - Alex Yokubaitis

  Sports Person of the Week - Alanna Arvie

  Basile wins second consecutive LHSAA Division III wrestling title, eight local athletes take home individual state championships

Former McNeese sprinter Charles Jackson bows out in semifinals of 2019 Indoor National Championships

  BLACK HISTORY MONTH: More to Prove - Frank Wilson

  Pokes emphasizing faster starts as season winds down

  Feb. 11 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Feb. 7 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  #SWLApreps girl’s soccer playoffs: first round recap

  Sports Person of the Week - Vici Woods

Elton High School wins 2019 Sportsmanship Award

  Sports Person of the Week - Aasia Sam

  Jan. 28 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Sports Person of the Week - Kael Delcambre