Kirk Michelet

Kirk Michelet joined the WAFB production team in 1998 as a newscast Chyron operator.

He has 32-years of experience in broadcast television and his skill set changes as quickly as the TV business.

Kirk supervises the News Operations Department, designs daily news graphics, is a sports contributor for the digital content department and assists other Raycom Media news stations in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi with their Chyron system.

He is an avid football fan who also travels to New Orleans during the Saints preseason to run the graphics system for WAFB's sister station WVUE.

Kirk is a New Orleans native who has made Baton Rouge his home since 1968.

He met his wife Cheryl, BREC's Director of Communications, while working at WBRZ-TV in 1993. They have two children, Christian and Jessica.

Recent Articles by Kirk

LSU Pro Day set for Friday

Tigers face big test on the road against Georgia

No. 3 LSU basketball survives against No. 14 Yale to advance in NCAA Tournament

On deck: Tigers start busy week at home against Nicholls St.

Tiger basketball drops out of top 10

LSU Baseball: March 18 National Polls

  No. 1 seed LSU set to face No. 8 seed Florida in SEC Tournament

  No. 10 LSU baseball opens SEC play Friday night against Kentucky

On deck at The Box: LSU hosts Texas Southern

No. 10 LSU baseball falls to Northwestern State

Waters named to Associated Press All-SEC team

Tigers move up one spot in AP Basketball Top 25

LSU Baseball: March 11 National Polls

  No. 10 LSU basketball wins regular season SEC title with 80-59 victory over Vanderbilt

No. 9 LSU baseball beats Cal on walk-off single in Game 1

  REPORT: FBI records Will Wade recruiting conversation, ‘offer’ discussed

No. 10 LSU gets a little payback with 79-78 win over Florida in OT

No. 9 LSU baseball bounces back with 9-2 win over Holy Cross

Tigers crack Associated Press top 10

LSU’s Javonte Smart earns SEC honors