Luke Burdsall

Luke Burdsall


Originally from Philadelphia, Luke Burdsall joined KPLC in June of 2018.

He graduated from Temple University, where he found his passion in reporting working on Temple's "Owl Sports Update" show. In addition to that, during his time at Temple, Luke also interned at Philadelphia's FOX29.

In his free time, Luke enjoys watching his favorite team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Luke is a huge Marvel and Star Wars movie fan. He also loves to travel the world, as he studied abroad in Rome in 2017. Luke loves trying new experiences and feels the most comfortable when he is uncomfortable.

Luke is excited about the opportunity to be a part of the KPLC news team and proud to call Lake Charles his new home.


  • Temple University

Recent Articles by Luke

AAA: Deaths caused by running red lights on the rise

  Lake Charles police officer gives woman a ride home, goes viral online

  Boozoo Zydeco Labor Day celebration marks 35th anniversary

  Lake Charles Cajun Navy accepting donations for Dorian victims

JAMA Internal Medicine: Nearly 3,500 donated kidneys are discarded every year

Local doctor reacts to FDA push for graphic cigarette labeling

  SHERIFF: School threats come with major repercussions

Celebrity walk held to bring awareness to sickle cell

  Unique calf born with 5 legs finds home in SWLA

  SOWELA ranked one of top 20 community colleges in the country

  Westlake road construction causes drivers to reroute

  OEP: Be prepared as SWLA enters peak hurricane season

  NAMI expresses need for mental health awareness

  Parents voice frustrations over school buses not having air conditioning

  Lagrange High School class of 1961’s veterans honored

  License plate reading cameras aim to combat uninsured driving in Jennings

  DeRidder teachers parade in a “spirit bus” to get kids excited for school

Ralph Abraham promises to start work on new I-10 bridge if elected in October

  Shrimp and crawfish origin bill to be enforced September 1

  Common apps used by children can expose them to strangers

  Over 20 dogs recovering after rescue in Beauregard Parish

  STATE POLICE: Do not drive the wrong way to avoid traffic on I-210 Bridge

  Medical marijuana one step closer to shelves in La.

  CBD producer says certain CBD products may cause positive drug screening results

  BBB warning travelers of scam involving Expedia

  Federal minimum wage remains the same for over 10 years, residents react

  FDA warns of common sugar substitute that can be deadly for dogs

  Oberlin Baptist church helping community members after flooding from Barry

Local Doctor says vaccination is key in preventing HPV infections

  Louisiana senators work on bipartisan bill to improve National Flood Insurance Program