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
Various officials from Louisiana gathered at the White House Thursday, Jan. 23 to discuss Opportunity Zones. Specifically, the ways Louisiana officials can better partner with federal officials to use Opportunity Zones to benefit residents in the state.
Jack Jordan, the teen accused of causing a fiery car wreck that left one woman dead after “God told him to kill himself” is now being sent back to a mental health facility until his next court appearance.
Several medications used to treat heartburn and acid reflux are being recalled after manufacturers detected trace amounts of the same probable cancer-causing impurity that prompted earlier recalls of several medications used for similar purposes.
Hamadeh could be charged in connection with a 2018 shots fired incident in which he allegedly claimed Raheem Howard shot at him during a police pursuit, according to attorney Ron Haley. He could also face charges for a 2017 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Jordan Frazier.
As severe weather rolled through Livingston Parish Saturday morning, some were left wondering if the sky taking on a purple color could be a sign that LSU will win over Clemson in the upcoming championship game.