Kate Archer Kent

News Producer

Kate launched Red River Radio's news division in January 2006. In her one-person shop, she gathers news and perspectives from around the Ark-La-Tex for weekday newscasts that air at 6:06, 6:38, 7:06 and 8:06 a.m.

Previously, she served as director of marketing and public relations for Louisiana Tech University. She also held a similar position at Northeast Iowa Community College. Before entering educational marketing and communications, she was communications coordinator for Regis Corporation in Minneapolis.

Kate has worked for several media outlets. In 2003, she became a contributing reporter and producer for KEDM Public Radio in Monroe, La., and Red River Radio. She was named Reporter of the Year by the Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. She was a Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize finalist for a series on drug addiction.

Kate has also been an assignment desk editor for the Fox affiliate in Minneapolis. Through a fellowship with the International Radio and Television Society, she worked as a feed producer for CBS "Newspath" in New York.

Kate holds a master of journalism degree from Temple University and a B.A. in English and political science from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Shreveport with her husband, Alexandyr, and their two children, Bronwyn and Oliver. In her spare time, Kate enjoys teaching twice-weekly, free community yoga practices at Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center in Shreveport.

 

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8:37am

Thu December 1, 2011
Local

HIV infections rise in northwest Louisiana

The Philadelphia Center in Shreveport will host an event tonight to remember hundreds of Shreveport-Bossier residents who've died of AIDS through the years.

7:34am

Thu December 1, 2011
Arts

Shreveport neighborhood heralds cultural district distinction

Gwen Robinson, an artist living in the Highland neighborhood, displays her jewelery.

Artists who live in and sell their original art in the Highland Community Cultural District of Shreveport will receive tax incentives from the state.

9:10am

Tue November 29, 2011
Politics

LA lawmakers set for policy primer

A New Orleans nonpartisan research group is hosting the state's first ever policy orientation for lawmakers, Dec. 12.

10:29am

Mon November 28, 2011
Business

NSU students debate free trade in Colombia

Northwestern State business students have returned to Natchitoches, La., after meeting with university students in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss international trade issues as part of curriculum.

11:15am

Wed November 23, 2011
Business

Hispanic business leaders to be honored

Hispanic entrepreneurs and business leaders from East Texas and Northwest Louisiana will gather in Bossier City to recognize their cultural contributions and impact on the area economy.

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