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
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) says 13 cases of pulmonary illness linked to vaping have been reported in Louisiana. A statewide alert was first issued Thursday, Sept. 5 when 9 cases were reported.
The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) collected $121,693.95 in overdue child support in the first month of the “On the Road Again” project, an announcement sent out Monday, Sept. 9 states.
His life ended Saturday, Sept. 7 when an unidentified man entered the building where he was working as a clerk and fatally shot him before robbing the store, according to police. An investigation to identify the shooter remains ongoing.
As authorities investigate what could be the first case of scammers using voice-mimicking software for a major theft, the Better Business Bureau is sounding the alarm, hoping awareness will be enough to prevent other members of the public from becoming victims.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry in Louisiana has slightly risen from 2 cases to 6 cases between June and August, states a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Across the nation, the number of cases linked to the outbreak now exceeds 1,000.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall on over 44,000 Lively Mobile Plus model GCR4 emergency alert devices manufactured between January and April. The call button on these devices can fail when pushed by the consumer in an emergency.
Most people in relationships keep a watchful eye out for signs that their partner is ready for marriage. Erin Sampere, a former member of LSU’s Colorguard, missed about 20 signs Saturday, Aug. 31 before eventually realizing she was being proposed to.
A brand of herbal tea marketed to help relieve digestive discomfort in infants and increase milk flow in women who are nursing could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration announcement states.
A ten-member Incident Support Team (IST), specializing in disaster deployment operations and logistics, departed Baton Rouge Sunday, Sept. 1, heading to South Carolina as Hurricane Dorian draws closer to the coast.
Seven ambulance teams consisting of a total of of 35 units and 80 medical personnel arrived in Florida Saturday, Aug. 31 as emergency officials in the Deep South prepare for Hurricane Dorian to make landfall.
In a tweet sent Sunday evening, President Trump extended an invitation for the Eastbank All-Stars from River Ridge, La. to attend a victory celebration held at the White House. The win Sunday, Aug. 25 marks the first time a team from Louisiana has won the Little League World Series.
A New York Times report says the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is probing an allegation that astronaut Anne McClain accessed a bank account belonging to her estranged spouse from the International Space Station without permission.
A Louisiana State Police lieutenant who was tasered by his fellow troopers as they attempted to detain him Saturday, Aug. 24 was previously involved in a 2017 internal investigation in which he was never criminally charged.
After his beloved dog was snatched and left to die in a stolen truck, David Mohr continues to honor his “Roleaux” through a foundation created to assist in the fostering and adoption of animals that need great forever homes.
In 2018, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in Florida made national headlines after releasing a list of nine apps that predators could be manipulating to solicit children to commit sexual acts. The sheriff’s office released an updated list on July 26, 2019.
Louisiana State Senate President John Alario announced Thursday, July 25 that he will not seek election in his corresponding House of Representatives District, District 83, when his Senate term expires in January of 2020.
When you’re already at your limit preparing for potentially dangerous weather to roll into your area, seeing prices on the goods you need to get you through the storm soaring above the amount you normally pay for them can be enough to put you over the edge.