Kevin Foster

Kevin Foster

Digital Content Producer

Baton Rouge, La.

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.

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  • Xavier University: Political Science with a minor in Mass Communication

Recent Articles by Kevin

Louisiana’s first female governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco dies at 76

Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

Infant bouncers could detach, pose fall hazard; recall announced

La. man charged after licking Blue Bell ice cream in copycat video; deputies warn others

Eye drops sold at Walgreens recalled

Video shows woman licking tub of Blue Bell ice cream then returning it to store shelf

Two killed, 1 injured in ‘incident’ on Shell platform in Gulf of Mexico

Johnsonville recalls over 95,000 pounds of ready to eat smoked sausage

11-year-old arrested after 9-year-old brother killed in shooting

Patient tells police he stole, wrecked ambulance because he ‘needed a ride home’

Hunt’s Tomato Paste recalled over potential presence of mold

REMINDER: Miniature batteries, magnets in faux piercings pose serious threat to kids and teens

Police remind parents, coaches of warning signs for sports-related concussion

Birth control pill recall announced by FDA

Gripe water for infants, adults sold at Dollar General recalled

FaceTime bug lets iPhone users eavesdrop on people they’re calling without them answering

Saints fan tosses TV after heartbreaking missed call

LISTEN: This is what the Social Security robocall scam sounds like

Drag Queen Story Hour ban sparks lawsuit from ACLU of Louisiana

Ochsner Health System raising minimum wage by nearly $4 in January

NFL allows ‘Sweet Victory’ tribute to Spongebob creator during Super Bowl halftime show