Theresa Schmidt

Theresa Schmidt

Reporter

Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she accepted a reporting job at KPLC. That was April 12, 1978. Over the years Theresa has covered nearly every news beat. Over recent years she has covered the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the environment and general assignment and many high profile court cases. She often covers issues related to aging and seniors enjoying their golden years. Theresa's on-air work over the years has ranged from investigative reports to a three-week series on quitting smoking. Her work has been recognized locally, statewide and nationally. Theresa is a widow whose life revolves primarily around her four children and her career. She also sings in the choir at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She attributes her success in life to her strong faith in God and supportive family and friends.

Education:

  • Missouri, Bachelor of Journalism

Recent Articles by Theresa

  Deputy State Fire Marshal from LC arrested for malfeasance and injuring public records

  Indorama test results from last May now available for public review

Family wants investigation to identify dealers of fentanyl-laced heroin

  Family struggles with tragedy brought on by fentanyl-laced heroin

  Model railroad exhibit at Children’s Museum faces uncertain future

  Couple who struggled with infertility gets unexpected blessing

Family of Ernest Miller seeks justice in shooting death

  Cameron shrimpers complain LNG dredging ruining prime shrimping spot

  Six veterans awarded free medical cannabis treatment for one year

Victory for defense in case of body cam and dash cam videos destroyed

  Vigils held to commemorate CITGO 6 anniversary of imprisonment

  Oakdale federal prison riot 32 years ago Thursday

  Fear of falling: a growing issue for baby boomers

  Two lawsuits filed against Beauregard Sheriff’s Office in Federal District Court

  Beauregard Parish voters decide their next sheriff on Saturday

  Catholics form new group to fight for transparency and disclosure of secret records

  City of LC considers private management for Civic Center

  To save or not to save: Defense attorneys seek dashcam and bodycam video

Oil sheen on Moss Lake worries residents

  Beauregard Deputies receive special training to handle dogs with non-lethal force

  Operation Christmas Child gearing up for 2019

  Local officials offer tips for leaving a domestic abuse situation safely

  Lafleur found guilty of attacking five women over a three-week span in 2016

  Eric Lafleur says he won’t take stand to defend himself

  LaFleur trial may wrap up Wednesday

  Testimony continues in trial of man accused of attacking five women

  Man on trial for allegedly attacking five women

  American Solidarity Party seeks those frustrated with mainstream parties

  ’American Sniper’ widow says ‘Don’t let fear steal your joy.’

  New director takes over at Lake Area Industry Alliance