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 vs Yale: Let the madness begin

Tiger basketball drops out of top 10

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

No. 10 LSU baseball falls to Northwestern State

Tigers move up one spot in AP Basketball Top 25

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

Tigers crack Associated Press top 10

Tigers tumble in the polls after Longhorns sweep the series

Former LSU DB runs impressive 40-yard dash

LSU basketball begins critical 4-game stretch at home against Texas A&M

LSU remains at No. 13 in AP Top 25 poll

No. 13 LSU upsets No. 5 Tennessee, 82-80 in OT, without Waters

LSU makes big jump in basketball polls

Tigers face toughest test of the year against Wildcats

LSU basketball moves up 2 spots in AP top 25

LSU cracks top 20 in latest AP Basketball Poll

LSU LB Devin White announces he is entering NFL draft

LSU tops preseason college baseball poll

LSU LB Michael Divinity Jr. returns for senior season

Ohio State commitment may make a visit to LSU