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
Attorneys representing Ronn Jermaine Bell, Sr., the man accused of strangling Baton Rouge icon, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, before allegedly abandoning her body in the trunk of a car, accused investigators of using chunks of hair snatched from Bell’s head without consent to falsely link him to the crime.
East Baton Rouge Parish’s school system will employ fewer classroom personnel for the 2019-20 school year, including four fewer school librarians, four fewer principals, 17 fewer assistant principals, and 65 fewer teachers, all positions eliminated in a general operating budget passed unanimously.
In addition to enjoying an action-packed week filled with inflatable obstacle courses, Relay Olympics, and fishing, campers at BRG’s Camp Catahoula are interacting and sharing their experiences with other burn survivors.
Law enforcement in Louisiana has been pushed to ask members of the public not to take matters into their own hands after photos and videos of animals left exposed to the elements surfaced on social media in the aftermath of Hurricane Barry.
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.
The St. Landry Parish Animal Control and Rescue is attempting to locate homes for dozens of animals ahead of Tropical Storm Barry. The organization says it may be forced to euthanize all out doors kept animals at its facility if employees are unable to move the pets out of the danger zone.
Governor John Bel Edwards contacted President Donald Trump Thursday, July 11, requesting a Federal Declaration of Emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall along the Louisiana coast.
The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says Lenise Martin III, 36, has been taken into custody after being filmed in a store licking a Blue Bell ice cream container, moving his finger through the container, then putting it back onto the shelf.
The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled Saturday, July 6, that substance abuse allegations raised by the defense team of Matthew Naquin, a former LSU student accused in the death of fraternity pledge Max Gruver, can be used in court.