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 email@example.com.
Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication
The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) teamed up with local workforce development boards and American Job Centers to host 9 state-agency job recruiting events, including an event Wednesday, Sept. 18.
A spokesperson for the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says gummy products marketed as containing CBD but instead containing synthetic marijuana were found in several parishes across Louisiana.
As October elections draw near in Louisiana and the 2020 presidential election campaign heats up, scammers might be mixing controversial political causes with robocalls that use the voice of prominent politicians to trick unsuspecting consumers into donating money, the BBB warns.
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.
Settlement talks have recently broken down between the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office (WBRSO), Deputy Vance Matranga, several officers from the Port Allen Police Department, and a man who claims he suffered a broken leg due to their actions.
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.