Marcello Cuadra

Marcello Cuadra

Reporter / Anchor

Marcello Cuadra is a member of the KPLC news team in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as a morning anchor and MMJ reporter for KPLC-TV / FOX29. In December 2020, Marcello graduated from the University of Florida having majored in Telecommunication News with a concentration in Business.

Before transferring to UF, Marcello attended Miami Dade College, where he began his passion for journalism. While at MDC, Marcello wrote for the college newspaper, The Reporter, and decided he had found his future career. He transferred to UF in 2019 and joined WUFT News, where he went on to write, edit, and produce his packages to air on television. Marcello was able to showcase his Hispanic heritage while working for Noticias WUFT and participating in Telemundo University, learning how to effectively bring the news to Spanish speaking audiences throughout the area. He also worked for NPR’s radio show “All Things Considered,” broadcasting current events and breaking headlines over WUFT 89.1/90.1 FM.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Marcello is excited to start telling the stories of those in Southwest Louisiana. If you have any story tips, feel free to contact him.

Recent Articles by Marcello

  LCPD reads to Lake Area students in a Virtual week-long program

  Keep Calm Hotline aims to inform and help alleviate stress

  Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge Reopens Monday, March 1.

  Tax filing deadline Thursday, April 15

Los trabajadores de guardería ahora son elegibles para recibir la vacuna de COVID-19

  Daycare workers now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

  Increase in gas prices following last weeks weather

La Ciudad de Lake Charles permanece bajo aviso para hervir agua

  Lake Charles remains under boil advisory as of Monday, Feb. 22.

  Melting ice poses threats as winter weather warms up

  High demand for plumbers following this week’s Winter Weather

  Local beauty store weighs in on “Gorilla Glue” TikTok

  Programa de inmersión en español de Frasch Elementary

  Frasch Elementary’s Spanish immersion program

Mentora de enfermería recibe vacuna de COVID-19 de exalumna

  Nursing mentor receives COVID-19 vaccine from former student

Alzheimer en medio de la pandemia

  Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

La Oficina del Sheriff de la parroquia de Calcasieu lanza una aplicación para enviar consejos anónimas.

  Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office launches app to submit anonymous tips

Residentes recuerden viejas historias tras la demolición de un Wendy’s en Moss Bluff

  Hometown staple in Moss Bluff Demolished Tuesday

La demanda de vidrio aumenta después de los huracanes Laura y Delta

  Demand for glass spikes post Hurricanes Laura and Delta

Northrop comienza renovaciones de aviones en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Chennault

  Chennault welcomes special aircraft for refurbishment

El Aeropuerto Regional de Lake Charles cumple con la orden ejecutiva de Biden

  Lake Charles Regional Airport abiding by Biden executive order

Afluencia de reparaciones de neumáticos debido a los escombros del huracán

  Influx of tire repairs due to hurricane debris