Kevin Foster

Kevin Foster

Digital Content Producer

Baton Rouge, La.

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 kevinfoster@wafb.com.

Education:

  • Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication

Recent Articles by Kevin

  Feds launch Title IX compliance probe at LSU

  THE INVESTIGATORS: $100K hush money demand over Derrius Guice accusations revealed in new audio, campus police report

Gloria Scott case follow up possible if additional evidence brought forward, New Orleans officers say

THE INVESTIGATORS: Coastal Bridge owner known for costly construction delays arrested for skipping Disney World COVID screening

La. teen planned to ‘kidnap and murder gay men’ he met through dating app, indictment says

  LSP Trooper resigns after allegedly beating man with excessive force, sources confirm

LSU under federal investigation over campus crime reporting

Favoritism some vaccine providers give to their customers must end, La. health officials warn

  Mine collapse kills two in Louisiana

THE INVESTIGATORS: Video shows part of encounter that sparked lawsuit, Louisiana trooper’s arrest

DOJ to investigate allegations of La. inmates held beyond release dates

Officers involved in Koy Moore encounter return to work; investigation continues

Attorney speaks about LSU’s Koy Moore, Alabama’s Traeshon Holden incident with Baton Rouge police officers

Fired Baton Rouge officer accused of beating LSU student loses appeal

La. lawmakers sign petition to end COVID-19 restrictions; Gov. Edwards calls move ‘reckless, irresponsible, and unconscionable’

THE INVESTIGATORS: LSU fraternity suspended as campus investigates possible violations; DA calls it ‘unbelievably similar’ to Maxwell Gruver case

Audubon Nature Institute reports over 500 workers laid off

  AUDIO: Louisiana trooper admits beating, choking Ronald Greene during fatal traffic stop

Who owns 'Who Dat?’ Company that once sparred with Saints over trademark on catchphrase sues New Orleans wing spot

IRS stimulus check tracking tool now live

‘Now is not the time to let up:’ White House encourages Louisianans to think ahead during Labor Day weekend

Here’s the nearly 200 Louisiana laws that take effect Saturday

RECALL: Hand sanitizers sold in La. contain undeclared methanol

Too much lead found in several hemp oil products

American Idol Laine Hardy says he has recovered from COVID-19

Recalled bassinets sold on Amazon, Target pose fall and entrapment hazard to infants

Karen Carter Peterson, first female leader of La. Democrats won’t seek reelection as state party chair

Haven’t received an absentee ballot? Check here before deadline Tuesday

Cockfighting ban in La. violates religious rights, Livingston pastor’s lawsuit says

Social club spending inspires questions for La. Sen. Bill Cassidy