Aaron Dietrich joined the KNOE 8 News team in September of 2000 as sports director. He previously worked at KTAL in Shreveport, LA and KTEN in Denison, TX.
Aaron attended Southwest Texas State in San Marcos, Texas where he majored in Broadcast Journalism.
During his free time, Aaron can be found working out, golfing or exploring NELA with his wife Kim.
As KNOE's sports director, Aaron has been in charge of the most watched and honored sports team in Louisiana. He has been honored with the following: 2019, 2018, 2016 and 2015 Louisiana Association of Broadcasters Best Sports Show (all markets); Louisiana Associated Press Top Sportscast in 2018, 2017, 2009,2005,2004,2003 and 2002; top sports story in 2017, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006 and 2003; 2017, 2012 feature of the year. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America chapter also nominated Aaron for a 2018 Emmy.
Aaron has been honoring the top high school athletes in NELA with ace awards for the past 19 years. The prestigious club continues to grow on a weekly basis with over 1,600 members already being recognized as Aaron’s Aces. If you would like to nominate an ace, Aaron would love to hear from you. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.