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
Attorneys representing Aaron Bowman, a man who a Louisiana State Police (LSP) Trooper allegedly used excessive force on during his May 2019 arrest in Monroe, La., held a news conference on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol Monday, Dec. 14.
Parents can use the email address linked here to report concerns about schools not complying with a minimum of the state’s in-person instruction safety guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Video shows no one was with 15-year-old Quawan Charles around the time of his death, deputies in the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office reported. The sheriff’s office said the video shows Charles near the area and no one is recorded before or after he is seen on video “for some time."
Demonstrators questioning the possibility that the death of Quawan Charles involves foul play gathered along with the teen’s family Wednesday, Nov. 11, outside of the Iberia Parish Courthouse to demand more information be released.
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.
It’s a law that targets habitual drunkards, prostitutes, habitual gamblers, people who loiter, and able-bodied people who seek to support themselves with welfare or charity rather than seeking employment.
Louisiana State Police Trooper George Baker succumbed to injuries sustained in the performance of his duties. Baker's death is the first LSP line of duty death since Senior Trooper Steven Vincent, Troop D, in August of 2015.
Two Baton Rouge officers were shot in the line of duty Sunday, April 26. In the aftermath of the shooting, community leaders and other first responders offered prayers and support of the officers’ families and for the Baton Rouge police force.
The announcement shared by Texas Governor Greg Abbott Sunday, March 29 means all Louisianans are required to quarantine for 14-days before entering Texas. It does not mean Louisianans are banned from traveling to Texas.