Wes Muller

Baton Rouge, La.

Wes worked for WAFB until December 2018.

Awards:

  • McClatchy President's Award — 1st: 2017
  • MPA In-Depth/Investigative — 3rd: 2016
  • MPA In-Depth/Investigative — 3rd: 2016
  • AP Margaret Dixon Freedom of Information Award — 1st: 2016
  • MPA Daniel M. Phillips Freedom of Information Award — 1st: 2015
  • AP Margaret Dixon Freedom of Information Award — 3rd: 2015
  • AP Margaret Dixon Freedom of Information Award — 3rd: 2015
  • MPA Spot News Coverage — 2nd: 2014
  • MPA Best Picture-Story Combination — 2nd: 2013

Education:

  • University of New Orleans: English with journalism concentration
  • Jesuit High School of New Orleans

Recent Articles by Wes

  KIRAN: State warns of possible ‘public health emergency’ over water in Clinton

  State fully revokes license of infamous contractor Matt Morris

  Clinton police chief arrested, again

  Five BRPD cops claimed over $100k in overtime to do office work

  Leaked video shows violent struggle as officer says student grabbed for gun

  Will Sunshine Bridge be repaired on time? Contractor has history of delaying projects

  Driver’s ed school took their money, then cancelled all classes

  Clinton town officials ordered to take Chevy Tahoes out of use; investigation ongoing

St. James Parish employee arrested for cruelty to animals

  POWERPLAY: Baker officer arrested in alleged ‘witch hunt’ led by police chief

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Did Clinton police chief pose as town attorney to get new SUVs?

  KIRAN: How can someone become ‘chief of police’ by writing a letter to the state?

Audit: Baton Rouge police officers claim more than $1,800 in payroll they didn’t work

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Did LSP trooper’s connection to stolen identity case lead to arrest of wrong person?

  City may have violated state law by selling properties below fair market value

  Questioning DARE: Baker officer assigned to teach DARE skips school instead

THE INVESTIGATORS: New documents in Sterling case

KIRAN: Dollar Discrepancy: Why does one officer make more money?

THE INVESTIGATORS: 3 arrests and a conviction for carnal knowledge - he now has a badge

New Roads, New Problems: Questionable credit card spending continues without Myer

State trooper sexted photo of himself with cactus while on lavish trip out West

Secret recording: Veteran LSU cop says he was pressured to retire

THE INVESTIGATORS: What happens to your parents in this nursing home?

THE INVESTIGATORS: The skeleton on Rosedale Road

Accused murderer kept notebook of personal writings

Accused serial killer's rifle matches bullets found at crime scene

THE INVESTIGATORS: Residents sue Ascension Parish over secret $450 million deal

  The last moments of an LSU fraternity pledge's life

Five day suspension, ticket for BRPD officer who accidentally killed pedestrian

Who was the peeping Tom spying on coeds at LSU dorm?