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.
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Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication
The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says Lenise Martin III, 36, has been taken into custody after being filmed in a store licking a Blue Bell ice cream container, moving his finger through the container, then putting it back onto the shelf.
The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled Saturday, July 6, that substance abuse allegations raised by the defense team of Matthew Naquin, a former LSU student accused in the death of fraternity pledge Max Gruver, can be used in court.
The Diocese of Baton Rouge added two names to the list of former clergy members who are accused of sexually abusing minors. The two priests are accused of abuse that occurred when they were not serving in the area of Baton Rouge.
Officers found Daniel Anderson, 58, in the parking lot in a wheelchair with a hammer tucked under his thigh and another hammer propped under his armpit. Anderson told police he was sitting there to make sure the victim didn’t leave the apartment complex.
Hoping to pump the breaks on the spread of scammers following severe weather in April, GOHSEP hopes homeowners will remember the following tips before signing any contracts or handing over their hard earned money.