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. 1 seed LSU set to face No. 8 seed Florida in SEC Tournament

No. 10 LSU baseball opens SEC play Friday night against Kentucky

No. 10 LSU baseball falls to Northwestern State

Waters named to Associated Press All-SEC team

Tigers move up one spot in AP Basketball Top 25

No. 10 LSU basketball wins regular season SEC title with 80-59 victory over Vanderbilt

No. 9 LSU baseball beats Cal on walk-off single in Game 1

REPORT: FBI records Will Wade recruiting conversation, ‘offer’ discussed

No. 10 LSU gets a little payback with 79-78 win over Florida in OT

No. 9 LSU baseball bounces back with 9-2 win over Holy Cross

No. 1 LSU too much for Southern in 17-4 win

LSU remains at No. 13 in AP Top 25 poll

LSU Baseball: Feb. 25 polls

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

LSU makes big jump in basketball polls

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

LSU baseball picked to finish 2nd in SEC

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

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