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
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.
Stokke recalled about 5,400 of its bouncers sold as a connectable part of an all-in-one modular seating system because it can suddenly detach from the larger system, posing a fall hazard to the child in the bouncer.
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.
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the Gretna Police Department is reminding parents and coaches of the signs of concussions ahead of the spring and summer months in which children begin to participate in a variety of recreational sports.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced is advising the public about recalls on a Gripe water product for infants and adults. The product was distributed throughout the United States by Dollar General Corporation.
A bug in Apple’s FaceTime feature caused quite the stir on social media Monday, when users learned they could essentially eavesdrop on the people they’re calling and see through their front-facing camera, even if the other person hasn’t picked up the call.
Officials with the Federal Trade Comission (FTC) have released a recording of a popular robocall scam in which offenders pretend to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and try to get your Social Security number or your money. Listen to the audio in the clip below.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a lawsuit Friday, intervening in an ongoing feud between the Lafayette Public Library system and community organizers after unsuccessful attempts to host a Drag Queen Story Hour event at a parish library in August.
Ochsner Health System announced Thursday it will increase minimum wage payments from $8.10 per hour to $12 per hour, increasing the overall annual pay for more than 1,200 people employed by the system.
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