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

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

  Emergency officials warn of the potential storm possibly heading toward SWLA

  Financial experts discuss ways to help improve credit score

  Medical professional warns public about the dangers of ‘synthetic marijuana’

  Authorities patrolling waterways for underage drinking

  Local authorities giving advice on safe boating this holiday weekend

  Health officials warn of heat exhaustion ahead of 4th of July weekend

  Lake Area officials discuss safety of local refineries in wake of Philadelphia accident

  Common germ may be lurking in swimming pools that caused extended diarrhea

  Former Waitr employee speaks out after being laid off

  Minimum wage deemed not enough to afford a two bedroom apartment in La.

  Hotel chains making an effort to stop human trafficking

  Food pantry implemented on college campus for students in need

  Sulphur residents voice opinions on Lotte noise

  Special needs children get a summer camp catered to them

  Acadian Ambulance offers summer safety tips for parents

  Residents concerned about lower guard rails on I-210 bridge

  Ward 3 Recreation hosts basketball games weekly to curb juvenile crime in Lake Area

  Calls from a +676 spamming residents of SWLA

  Local travel agent discusses safety concerns among travelers

  Crawfish theft from farmers has one farmer speaking out

  Children’s counselor says putting less pressure on kids to “win” may help bring down rates of depression and suicide

  Mosquito control expects mosquito population to grow

Calls for residents to join national flood insurance program from Louisiana commissioner on insurance

Juvenile crime increase as summer gets underway, sheriff’s office reminds public of curfew

  Vehicle burglars strike Sulphur area overnight, suspects caught on camera

  Local salon offering Father’s Day classes to teach dads how to do daughter’s hair

  Calcasieu Parish ranks highest in state for infant fatalities

  First responder discusses drowning death in Lake Arthur

  Local artist paints landscapes of Lake Area