Agnes DeRouen Profile
Agnes DeRouen is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She is thrilled to work with the KPLC team.
Agnes DeRouen Career
DeRouen serves at KPLC as the anchor and Managing Editor of 7News at Noon. DeRouen is an Mt. Carmel Academy graduate. After graduating there, she attended the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, where she graduated with a B.A. dual degree in Journalism and English.
Throughout her career, DeRouen has covered a variety of topics, including Acadian culture from events across Canada and papal trips to both St. Louis and New Orleans. She has also interviewed Mother Teresa, as well as many entertainment figures such as Rudolph Nureyev, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Crusaders.
She has worked at KATC in Lafayette for 20 years as a Managing Editor, reporter, and anchor as well as serving as interim News Director on multiple occasions. During her time there, she won multiple Associated Press honors for documentaries and feature reporting. In addition, for a feature report, she received the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award. Also, she holds several community awards, ranging from outstanding young businesswoman to the Acadiana Arts Council’s Media Award.
DeRouen was a member of various arts organizations in the Lafayette region. Also, she has served on other boards, including the Planetarium and Lafayette Natural History Museum, and was on the inaugural board of Hospice of Acadiana. Additionally, she has worked as Secretary of what is now the University of Louisiana’s Alumni Association.
DeRouen started working at KVHP-FOX29 in Lake Charles in June 2002, initially as a 5 p.m. anchor. She then got promoted to be the noon show producer and host and stayed there until June 2006.
She then started working part-time in the Reference Department of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library System. DeRouen worked at the library as an elective in high school and then worked in the library in college to help pay for her education. She got a call from KPLC while working at the library, and she ended up back on TV. However, she still works a few hours at the library.
During her leisure, she loves reading and reads up to 4 books every week. Also, she likes listening to jazz music during her free time, as well as spending time with her beautiful grey cat and 2 dogs.
Agnes DeRouen Age
DeRouen was born in Avery Island, Louisiana. Her age is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. Therefore, it is not known how old DeRouen is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 60s.
Agnes DeRouen Height
DeRouen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Agnes DeRouen Family, Parents
Information regarding DeRouen’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it’s available.
Agnes DeRouen Husband, Married
Information about DeRouen’s dating life is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if DeRouen is engaged to someone or whether she is married. Also, there is no information regarding her having any children.
Agnes DeRouen Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KPLC, DeRouen earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Agnes DeRouen Net Worth
DeRouen has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor and Managing Editor.
Agnes DeRouen KPLC
At KPLC Agnes DeRouen works alongside
- Wade Hampton
- Ben Terry
- Jacob Durham
- Zach Nunez
- Cynthia Arceneaux
- Brady Renard
- Marcello Cuadra
- Rhonda Kitchens
- Jillian Corder
- John Bridges