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

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

Several east Texas counties to reinstate COVID-19 restrictions

Second arrest made in Bowie County homicide