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News Team

Jim Hummel

Jim Hummel co-anchors the 5,6 and 10 o’clock newscasts with Marcelle Fontenot on KATC. Previously he served as the station’s weekend anchor, a role he

Marcelle Fontenot

Email: Marcelle.Fontenot@katctv.com Facebook: Marcelle Fontenot Instagram: newsladymarcelle Twitter: tv3anchor Marcelle Fontenot is a native of Opelousas and earned her Mass Communications degree with Honors at Southern

Kendria Lafleur

Kendria LaFleur is a native from Ville Platte, La and recently earned her Mass Communication degree with honors at McNeese State University in December 2014.

Justice Henderson

Justice Henderson joined the KATC team as a reporter in July of 2017. Henderson is a native from Fort Worth, Tx and recently earned her

Chris Welty

Chris Welty rejoined the KATC news team in February 2018. New Orleans born and Lafayette raised, Chris graduated from Lafayette High School in 2008 and

Katie Easter

Katie Easter is a reporter with KATC TV3. She joined the team in March of 2019. From St. Louis Missouri, Katie Easter is adapting and

Jordan Lippincott

Jordan Lippincott is a reporter at KATC. Jordan started her career in broadcast journalism as an intern at KATC. After graduating from the University of

Katie Lopez

Katie Lopez joined the KATC news team in January, 2015 and will report from the “Right Now” desk on Good Morning Acadiana weekday mornings. Born

Dave Baker

Dave Baker grew up in Granite City, Illinois just across the river from downtown St. Louis.  After high school, he attended Western Illinois University graduating

Abby Breidenbach

Abby joined the KATC family in October of 2017. You can catch her bright and early on Good Morning Acadiana, bringing you the latest from

Andrew Clay

Andrew Clay is the Sports Director for KATC. He joined the team in September 2017 and is excited to experience life in the south In

Seth Lewis

Seth Lewis is the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter for KATC. He joined the team in June 2017. Before arriving in Lafayette, he was a Weekend Sports

Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo is the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel.  Rob has 31 years of experience in forecasting Acadiana’s weather and has tracked hundreds

Daniel Phillips

Daniel Phillips is from the Florida Gulf Coast and grew up in Navarre, Florida. He attended Florida State University where he received a Bachelor of

Eric Zernich

Eric grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio where the weather changes by the minute, going from sunny and 75 to snowing the next day. In fourth grade, Eric

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