Prepare to embark on a visual journey as Visit Lake Charles unveils its new YouTube series, VLC-TV, launching Tuesday, Jan. 16. VLC-TV will capture and showcase the best of Southwest Louisiana to educate viewers and promote our region. 

VLC-TV invites viewers to immerse themselves into the experiences at the heart of Louisiana’s Playground. In its first season, episodes will be released once a month. The series will spotlight everything from lively Mardi Gras celebrations to the scenic beauty of the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Viewers can also look forward to discovering the charm of downtown Lake Charles and the local cuisine, including an episode on crawfish.  

“VLC-TV is an initiative that will enhance how visitors experience and connect with Southwest Louisiana,” said Timothy Bush, chief marketing officer of Visit Lake Charles. “This series will bring the unique and diverse attractions that make our region a must-visit destination to your screen.” 

Kathryn Shea Duncan, senior director of social media/communications, will host the series, guiding viewers through each episode with Brady Renard, director of content/video marketing, skillfully capturing every moment behind the lens. 

"I am honored to host VLC-TV, a project that not only showcases the captivating culture of Southwest Louisiana but also strives to redefine how the world experiences and connects with our region,” Duncan said. “We aim to leave a lasting impression on our audience, inviting them to discover the unique charm, diversity, and warmth that makes Southwest Louisiana an extraordinary destination." 

To join this visual journey, subscribe to the Visit Lake Charles YouTube channel

Download VLC-TV's logo and a sneak peek picture featuring Duncan here. 


About Visit Lake Charles:    
Visit Lake Charles, the official destination marketing organization for Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, is the only organization in Southwest Louisiana providing advocacy, promotion, and education for the tourism industry. For more information on Visit Lake Charles and things to see and do in Louisiana’s Playground, log on to