Mata Drain

Mata Drain joined the KTAL NBC News Today and KMSS Fox News Good Day team in October of 2020.

Mata is a native of Shreveport, La, and a graduate of Grambling State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and minored in Visual and Performing Arts.

Shortly after graduating she began her career in media as a Production Assistant at KTAL NBC 6. Mata has worked behind the scenes as a camera and graphics operator, while also greeting and assuring a positive guest experience at KTAL. In November of 2021, Mata transitioned into being a morning reporter. She now enjoys interacting with the community and telling stories. 

When Mata isn’t reporting news, she is performing, teaching dance, or creating for her business. 

If you want to see your idea or story come to the big screen, you can email her at You can also follow Matta on Facebook and Instagram.

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