LaShanda McCuin

KAQY Anchor
Monroe, La.
LaShanda McCuin

LaShanda is a Multimedia Journalist for KNOE 8 News. She’s from Dallas, Texas, and is a huge Dallas Cowboys fan (how about those Cowboys!!!). She interned at NBC 5 in Dallas and filled-in as a host for Five Talk Street talk show.

Prior to joining KNOE in 2021, she was a reporter, fill-in anchor, fill-in sports anchor, and sports reporter at KAVU for 2 years.

At a young age, LaShanda was a track and field athlete, and her talents earned her a college scholarship to Langston University. She graduated from Langston with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Then she went back to school for broadcast journalism.

LaShanda found her passion in broadcast journalism and became a voice for the voiceless. She also loves telling stories that help make a positive change in the community and providing important information to the public.

In her off time, she loves to travel, try new vegetarian foods, read books, watch the Dallas Cowboys play, and work out.

If you have any story ideas or tips for LaShanda feel free to email her at or follow her on Twitter @LaShandaMcCuin, Facebook at LaShanda McCuin, or Instagram at lashanda_tv_.