Kirk Michelet

Kirk Michelet

Digital Content Contributor

Baton Rouge, La.

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.


  • Louisiana State University: Communications
  • Catholic High School in Baton Rouge

Recent Articles by Kirk

LSU’s Grant Delpit named to preseason All-American team

  Live Oak DT latest lineman to commit to LSU

  Hold that Tiger! Coach O adds another defensive lineman

Austin Nola gets the call from Seattle, collects first MLB hit

  Super Regional Preview: LSU vs Florida State

Nationals take Peterson in the 7th round

Detroit Tigers pick Zack Hess in the 7th round

  BR Regional: LSU vs Stony Brook Preview

10 SEC teams set to begin regional play

Kickoff times set for LSU’s first 3 football games

BR Regional: Arizona State Sun Devils

BR Regional: Southern Miss Golden Eagles

BR Regional: The Stony Brook Seawolves

LSU, Alabama not scheduled for primetime on CBS

SEC Tournament: LSU vs Mississippi State

Greedy Williams signs deal with Browns

3 Tigers earn SEC Baseball honors

LSU faces South Carolina in the first round of the SEC Tourney

Trendon Watford commits to Will Wade and the Tigers

LSU’s Marceaux named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week

LSU Baseball: May 20 National Polls

Report: LSU’s Kelvin Joseph enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Report: LSU 5-star commit transfering from Mater Dei High School

  LSU baseball hosts Auburn in SEC regular season finale

NCAA baseball projected field of 64: Where does LSU stand?

SEC baseball standings and weekend schedule

Tigers, Longhorns set for primetime matchup

Tigers host the Privateers Tuesday night at ‘The Box’

LSU Baseball: May 13 National Polls

SEC baseball standings and weekend schedule