Joe Sciortino

WAFB General Manager

Baton Rouge, La

Joe Sciortino joined the WAFB team as General Manager in 2020. He came to Baton Rouge from Shreveport, LA where he was General Manager of KSLA (CBS).

Joe studied at Loyola University in New Orleans. He began his career in production at the CBS in New Orleans and worked his way up to Production Manager and then entered the sales ranks there as New Business Sales Manager.

Joe is not new to WAFB. He moved his family to Baton Rouge in 2006 and worked for 5 years as a member of the sales team.

In 2011, he became the Sales Manager of Gray’s KAIT-TV (ABC). In 2013, Joe was promoted to General Manager of WDAM (ABC/NBC).

Joe and his wife Suzette are excited to return to WAFB and Baton Rouge.

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Recent Articles by Joe

  EDITORIAL: Join us Aug. 25 to help White Out Cancer

  EDITORIAL: Please donate your gently used school uniforms

  EDITORIAL: What will it take? And who needs to step up?

  Editorial: Celebrate Our Freedom

  EDITORIAL: InvestigateTV is dedicated to investigative journalism

Editorial: Being polite has become a bit of a lost art

EDITORIAL: We here at KSLA love to cover The Good Stuff

Editorial: Number of armed school officers should be rising

  Editorial: Being prepared

Editorial: School Walkouts

  EDITORIAL: We need to take back our streets as we improve them

Editorial: Hot Topics for Our Area

  EDITORIAL: Impaired driving not worth the risk; don't do it

  Editorial: MLK Health Center and Pharmacy & KSLA Clinic Day

  Editorial: Don't Litter

Editorial: What next would you like to see from us?

EDITORIAL: Let’s all have a positive 2018

The Other Wise Man

EDITORIAL: Debate should be about why people decide to use a gun to settle an issue

Editorial: Thankful during Thanksgiving

Editorial: KSLA and other organizations collected funds for Hurricane Harvey victims

Local DirecTV subscribers may experience a total blackout

DirecTV agrees to temporarily extend its agreement with KSLA

Editorial: Please help keep KSLA on DirecTV; time of the essence

DirecTV not the only way to get KSLA news, weather, shows

Editorial: American Cancer Society

MLK Heath Center supported solely by goodness of others

Editorial: Stop the violence

Editorial: Teach kids to swim

Editorial: Proposal to increase Louisiana's gasoline tax raises concerns