Shreveport GM Announces Retirement
KSLA/Channel 12/Shreveport General Manager James Smith says he will retire at the end of March. Smith has been in the broadcast television industry for 41 years and at Channel 12 since 2006.
A news release on the station's website says Smith began his career as a reporter at the CBS Television Station in Corpus Christi, Texas after graduating from the University of Texas. He taught Journalism at Texas A&M University and was an award winning News Director and Anchorman at KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Prior to coming to KSLA-TV, Smith was Vice President and General Manager at WWAY-TV in Wilmington, NC.
Smith's last day at the station will be March 31st.