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

  No. 13 LSU upsets No. 5 Tennessee, 82-80 in OT, without Waters

LSU baseball rolls to 13-6 win over Bryant in Game 1

Future LSU Tiger named league’s player of the year

LSU makes big jump in basketball polls

LSU Baseball: Feb. 18 polls

No. 19 LSU basketball gets past Georgia, 83-79

LSU baseball begins journey to Omaha this weekend

Dates set for 2019 SEC Football Media Days

Eric Reid signs contract extension with Carolina

Tigers face toughest test of the year against Wildcats

LSU basketball moves up 2 spots in AP top 25

LSU’s Waters, Reid earn SEC honors

Southern’s Mercadel earns SWAC track honors

LSU baseball picked to finish 2nd in SEC

Reid, Waters lead No. 21 LSU to comeback OT win over Miss. State

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Prep stars announce their decisions

LSU misses out on Sopsher, but finishes NSD with top 5 class

Southern sees strong finish on Signing Day for 2019 class

Signing Day announcement times change for Amite’s Sopsher and Lee

LSU rallies in second half for 61-51 win over Mizzou