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

BR Regional: LSU vs Stony Brook Preview

Kickoff times set for LSU’s first 3 football games

LSU, Alabama not scheduled for primetime on CBS

PREVIEW: LSU vs Mississippi State, the rematch - SEC Tournament

SEC Tournament: LSU vs Auburn

Report: LSU’s Kelvin Joseph enters NCAA Transfer Portal

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

Tigers, Longhorns set for primetime matchup

Tigers host the Privateers Tuesday night at ‘The Box’

On deck: Tigers host Bulldogs Tuesday at ‘The Box’

Coach O and the Tigers on a recruiting tear

SEC baseball standings and weekend schedule

Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

LSU’s Javonte Smart entering NBA Draft

LSU’s Smith named SEC Player of the Week

Report: LSU’s Benford may join Texas A&M staff

On deck: Tigers host South Alabama at the Box

LSU baseball begins busy week Tuesday against Grambling

Tigers, Terps fight for trip to the Sweet 16

White, Williams, and 10 other former Tigers showcase their talent at LSU Pro Day

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