KSLA Shreveport Replaces Evening Newscast With Commercial-Free DocumentaryMarch 15th, 2023 by Paul Greeley
News viewers of KSLA, Gray’s CBS affiliate in Shreveport, La., who tuned into the 6 o’clock news on Feb. 28 didn’t see the typical hour-long newscast they would have seen on any other day. That night, the station started with an abbreviated block of news and weather before going through the rest of the hour showing a documentary about Shreveport’s Black history.
KSLA Shreveport Doc Prompts Police ChangesJune 1st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Local police officers responding to 911 calls in the Shreveport area sometimes encounter people suffering mental breakdowns, often leading to tragic results. KSLA’s Breakdown: The Frontline Response to the Mental Health Crisis documentary led to a change in how the area’s first responders react to psychiatric emergencies.
Gray TV Stations’ Response To Louisiana’s Strongest HurricaneSeptember 21st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“There’s a story here about the importance of what we do, and the resiliency of the people that do it,” wrote Mark Klein, creative services director at KALB in Alexandria, Louisiana. “What’s been accomplished to broadcast life-saving information in Lake Charles and the other surrounding areas that were devastated by Laura is a testament to the strength of the individual stations, and how they’ve worked together under Gray to succeed against all obstacles.”
High School Grads Have Their Stage Thanks To KALBMay 15th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“We all wanted to do our part to recognize our graduates, and I’m glad we were able to do that, while also letting them tell us what they had to say,” said Mark Klein, the creative services director for KALB, Gray’s NBC/CBS/CW affiliated stations in Alexandria, Louisiana.