In his role as a digital content producer, Kevin Foster is an administrator for live streams, push alerts, the WAFB news, weather and sports apps, video rights and clearances, and reporter social media pages during afternoon, weekend, and nightside broadcast. Kevin writes local, national, breaking and viral news, and copy edits written reports, contributing to digital platforms.
"I love streaming and writing breaking news," he said. "In many cases I’m getting information for the first time, same as our audience. It forces me to stay on my toes and challenges me to improve my news gathering, because viewers are able to ask questions in real-time. I also enjoy being able to contribute digital, audio and video elements to support our amazing investigative team, the 9News Investigators."
Kevin’s early work includes reporting on politics, community affairs, and culture for publications in the city of in New Orleans. Additionally, while working for New Orleans Public Radio station, WWNO, Kevin served as producer on a number of radio broadcasts, podcasts, and live engagement-reporting events. One production was a storytelling event for which the signature components were that it was nomadic - no single event was held in the same location - and held in unconventional, non-performance spaces (empty lots, housing projects, grocery stores) within the New Orleans community. Those spaces were converted into venues.
You can email Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication
In a federal lawsuit Who Dat?, Inc., the company that claims to have trademarked the popular “Who Dat” catchphrase commonly associated with the New Orleans Saints, takes on Who Dat Wings and More, an eatery in New Orleans, claiming infringement.
In a federal lawsuit filed in June, a man who identifies himself as the pastor of Holy Fights Ministries sues the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and district attorney over a state ban on cockfighting.
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.
About 16,000 Costway brand strollers sold online between May of 2016 and December of 2019 fail to meet federal standards that protect infants from falling, becoming entrapped, or being strangled during use.
Rev. Tony Spell, for the second time, failed to convince judges to side with him rather than Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. But, among the various pages judges dedicated to dismantling Spell’s logic, was a message cautioning Gov. Edwards.
Louisianans who may have missed the memo that Louisiana Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) food assistance cards are arriving in plain white envelopes with an Austin, Texas, return address should take the following steps to get help if they’ve tossed their card out.
Baton Rouge joined the growing list of cities across the United States where marches have been held in objection to excessive use of force by members of law enforcement, particularly during interactions with people of color.