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Darren L.

Houston, TX, USA19 reviews

$100 - $500 / Day

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Top Services

  • On-Air Reporter / Host

    13 reviews
  • Reporter / Journalist

    5 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    1 review



  • Live streaming equipment

About Darren

I am a Freelance Reporter based in Houston, Texas. I have been a full-time Stay-at-Home Dad since 2010, after my son was born at 24-weeks and needed critical care. During this Covid-19 pandemic, I am available to do live Skype or Zoom hits from my home dealing with any major event relating to Houston and Texas. My reporting experience includes: TRT World News Freelance Reporter 2017-Present Covered Hurricanes Hanna and Harvey, and the Covid-19 Pandemic WSB-TV (Atlanta, Georgia) Freelance Reporter 2009-2010 ESPN (Houston, Texas) Correspondent/Anchor 2006-2009 KTRK-TV (Houston, Texas) Reporter/Host 2001-2006 Covered Hurricane Katrina for ABC News and The Weather Channel XETV (San Diego, California) Reporter 1999-2001 Winner of 3 Regional Emmy Awards WKOW-TV (Madison, Wisconsin) Reporter/Host 1996-1999 WAOW-TV (Wausau, Wisconsin) Reporter/Anchor 1994-1996 CLTV News (Chicago, Illinois) Producer/Feature Reporter 1992-1994 WCJB-TV (Gainesville, Florida) Producer/Assignment Editor 1991-1992 Education: Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana BA in Communication and Journalism 1987-1991

Top Projects


    • On-Air Reporter / Host

    Skype live shot on Hurricane Hanna making landfall in South Texas and Mexico; reporting on the damage and continued problems from the storm; and explaining the challenges of emergency responders having to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic during the recovery after the storm passes.

    TRT World News

    Produced for TRT World News on Storyhunter

    July 2020

  • ESPN Exclusive Interview with Coach of 100-0 Basketball Team

    • On-Air Reporter / Host

    Exclusive interview with Texas high school basketball coach whose team won 100-0.

  • Hurricane Katrina Live Shot

    • Reporter / Journalist

    Live Shot covering Hurricane Katrina for The Weather Channel and ABC News.

  • ESPN Coverage of University of Georgia Cinderella Basketball Team

    • Reporter / Journalist

    ESPN report on the University of Georgia basketball team winning the Southeastern Conference Championship to cap a Cinderella season.

  • Hurricane Harvey Flooding

    • Reporter / Journalist

    Homes under water after Hurricane Harvey floods Houston Area.

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Production Support

  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Darren's Clients

  • TRT World News

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