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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10:00am

Sun February 26, 2012
Arts

Moonbot Studios' Wins The Oscar!

Congratulations to Moonbot Studios for Winning the Oscar for Best Animated Short. Listen again to Kate Archer Kent's interview which was featured on Marketplace on Friday.

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11:19am

Fri February 24, 2012
Local

Higher ed forum takes on college consolidation proposal

About 130 people attended a higher education forum at LSU Shreveport. Speakers criticized a new report that recommends a merger between Louisiana Tech in Ruston and LSU Shreveport.

6:00pm

Thu February 23, 2012
Public Affairs Specials

Lone Star Legislative Summit: Media Roundtable

Airs Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. Recorded live from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. 

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10:17am

Thu February 23, 2012
Politics

East Texas teachers host forum, focus on politics

The East Texas American Federation of Teachers will host two forums to vet candidates running for state representative positions.

11:33am

Wed February 22, 2012
Politics

Shreveport mulls new housing ordinance

The Shreveport City Council could vote on Tuesday whether to adopt property standards for the interior of homes.

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