Caroline Derby

Caroline joined the KARK 4 News team in June of 2023 as a General Assignment Reporter. 

Caroline grew up in Arkadelphia and is honored to tell stories in her home state.  She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in May of 2023 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Media with emphases in multimedia journalism, sports journalism, and strategic communications and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Caroline is passionate about people, which led her to begin the “Ouachita News Show” in 2020, where she served as the executive producer as well as reported and anchored for the show. One of her greatest accomplishments while at OBU was leading the Ouachita Student Foundation in raising a record number of student scholarships totaling $200,000. 

Before joining Team20, Caroline interned in Nashville, Tennessee, during the summer of 2022.  In her free time, Caroline enjoys being on the lake, playing tennis, and visiting with friends and family. 

Email her at if you have a story. She would love to help you share it!

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