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

  Coach Odums, players preview Southern vs. Alabama A&M

  Coach Odums, players preview Southern vs Prairie View

  Odums, SU players talk about getting ready for SWAC opener against Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Southern University prepares for home opener

  Coach Odums previews Edward Waters College

Kickoff set for LSU’s road trip to Vanderbilt

  Top 25 Polls: LSU, Texas set for top 10 matchup

  Dawson Odums previews Southern’s season opener against McNeese State

Jaguars report to fall camp Wednesday

5-star RB announces commitment to Georgia

Tigers land spot in CBS Sports preseason top 10 poll

  Jaquelin Roy, No. 1 ranked player in La., verbally commits to LSU

LSU All-American safety Grant Delpit named to Walter Camp Award watch list

LSU’s Edwards-Helaire named to Hornung Award watch list

Tiger punter named to Ray Guy preseason list

Tigers to face Longhorns in Big 12/SEC Basketball Challenge

3 Tigers named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List

LSU basketball set to retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s No. 35

LSU’s Grant Delpit named to preseason All-American team

3 Southern football games scheduled for to air on ESPN3

Former Tiger ace promoted to Double-A Smokies

  Live Oak DT latest lineman to commit to LSU

  Hold that Tiger! Coach O adds another defensive lineman

Austin Nola gets the call from Seattle, collects first MLB hit

  Super Regional Preview: LSU vs Florida State

Nationals take Peterson in the 7th round

Detroit Tigers pick Zack Hess in the 7th round

  BR Regional: LSU vs Stony Brook Preview

10 SEC teams set to begin regional play

Kickoff times set for LSU’s first 3 football games