Frededreia "Dede" Willis is a Digital Media Journalist for KNOE 8 News.
Frededreia "Dede" Willis is a native of Lake Providence, Louisiana. Dede joined the KNOE 8 News Team as a reporter and Digital Media Journalist in January of 2017.
She earned a degree in Journalism from Louisiana Tech University, where she served as news editor for the campus newspaper and reporter for SPEAK magazine.
Dede's work has been honored by the National Federation of Press Women’s At-Large and the Southeast Journalism Competition.
Washington Post, USA Today and Huffington Post are a few outlets that have published her stories.
Dede says her motive behind being a journalist is "Giving voices to those otherwise unheard."
Outside of work, Dede enjoys photography, blogging and giving back to the community in any way she can.