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

More postseason honors for 4 Tigers

Coach O previews Fiesta Bowl against No. 8 UCF

LSU places 4 on 2018 AP All-American teams

LSU commitment earns Gatorade state player of the year award

Sports Illustrated gives the Fiesta Bowl top billing

Tigers place 4 on the 2018 All-SEC Football Team

Jags looking for a little payback in the SWAC Championship game

Coach Odums previews SWAC Championship game

SWAC Championship ticket information available

LSU’s White earns SEC weekly honor

Tigers face conference’s No. 1 rushing defense

Bayou Classic looks to be evenly matched

Tigers, Aggies fighting for 2nd place in the West

SEC football: Rivalry Week TV and kickoff times

LSU, Rice: Times of interest

Week 12 is ‘Cupcake Saturday’ in the SEC

LSU takes a break from conference play, welcomes the Owls to Tiger Stadium

Report: Les Miles finalizing deal with Kansas

LSU, Texas A&M to kickoff under the lights

Southern’s Skelton named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week