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.
“Perdimos un poco más de 500 libros, todo el estante inferior en todo el perímetro de la biblioteca fue destruido por daños por agua y moho”, dijo Katie Stone, bibliotecaria de la Escuela Primaria Vincent Settlement.
But now, 8 months after the storms, students will soon have a new library thanks to funding provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the American Association of School Librarian’s joint grant program Beyond Words.
As COVID-19 continues to loom across the country with new variants forming, doctors are still unsure of the potential long-term effects the virus may have. But the question is can covid affect your vision?
Ahora más que nunca, la construcción se está convirtiendo en un trabajo esencial en la fuerza laboral del suroeste de Louisiana, y con una gran demanda, el colegio técnico comunitario de SOWELA espera proporcionar a los estudiantes las habilidades necesarias para ingresar a la industria.
Now more than ever, construction is becoming an essential job in the Southwest Louisiana workforce, and with an abundance of demand SOWELA technical community college is hoping to supply students with the skills necessary to enter the industry.