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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication
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Zachary Councilman Lael Montgomery was joined by the Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP and community supporters on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to demand Northwestern Middle School principal Debby Brian resign or be removed.
Members of the LSU women's basketball team remembered the victims of a fatal helicopter crash in January that claimed the lives of famed former NBA star Kobe Bryant, Bryant's daughter, and several others.
As news broke that Kobe Bryant was suspected to be among 9 people killed in a plane crash Sunday, Jan. 26, athletes and other notable figures took to social media to express shock and share their condolences for the former NBA superstar.
Jack Jordan, the teen accused of causing a fiery car wreck that left one woman dead after “God told him to kill himself” is now being sent back to a mental health facility until his next court appearance.
As severe weather rolled through Livingston Parish Saturday morning, some were left wondering if the sky taking on a purple color could be a sign that LSU will win over Clemson in the upcoming championship game.
As the year comes to a close, staffers at public universities around Louisiana are working to complete state-required annual inventory checks to determine how many of the school’s items can’t be located.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue and Division of Administration (DOA) sparred over which agency was at fault over $26M of accidentally issued tax refunds in March when responding to a report released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA).