Alex Onken

Alex Onken

Digital Content Producer - KSLA

Shreveport, La.

Alex Onken joined KSLA News 12's digital team on Halloween 2016. Before that, he worked in newsprint, writing both for the Starkville Daily News and the Lake Charles American Press. A native Louisianan, he was born in Lake Charles and raised in nearby Welsh. He graduated from McNeese State University in December of 2014 with a degree in mass communications.


  • McNeese State University, 2014, mass communications

Recent Articles by Alex

Fish kill reported in Lake Murvaul; testing being performed

13-year-old calmly phones for help after ATV swept into ditch; rescued by Panola County sheriff’s deputies

  Bowie County chase ends in Texarkana backyard; driver arrested

I-30 W closed for hours in Texarkana after 18-wheeler crashes in guardrail; dog missing

Earthquake recorded near Blanchard, La.

Earthquake recorded near Uncertain, Texas

Body recovered; believed to be of man who drove SUV into Wright Patman Lake Spillway

Early morning earthquake recorded in Caddo Parish

Missing southeast Louisiana boys found safe in Florida; mother believed to have kidnapped them

Shreveport Regional Airport to offer non-stop flights to Los Angeles starting summer 2021

Missing Texas 2-year-old found safe; Amber Alert canceled

Texarkana Texas Fire Department responds to fire at vacant hotel

Man who spent 99 days in the hospital with COVID-19 dies shortly after release

Authorities ID homicide victim, his alleged killer

Man killed in Texarkana shooting; vehicle shot multiple times

Man dead following apparent chimney fire in Marshall; woman escapes

Second arrest made in Bowie County homicide