Kirk Michelet

Kirk Michelet

Digital Content Contributor

Baton Rouge, La.

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.


  • Louisiana State University: Communications
  • Catholic High School in Baton Rouge

Recent Articles by Kirk

Coach Odums, players preview Southern vs Prairie View

Top 25 Polls: LSU, Texas set for top 10 matchup

Dawson Odums previews Southern’s season opener against McNeese State

Jaguars report to fall camp Wednesday

Tigers land spot in CBS Sports preseason top 10 poll

LSU’s Edwards-Helaire named to Hornung Award watch list

Tiger punter named to Ray Guy preseason list

Tigers to face Longhorns in Big 12/SEC Basketball Challenge

3 Tigers named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List

LSU basketball set to retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s No. 35

LSU’s Grant Delpit named to preseason All-American team

Live Oak DT latest lineman to commit to LSU

Hold that Tiger! Coach O adds another defensive lineman

Austin Nola gets the call from Seattle, collects first MLB hit

Super Regional Preview: LSU vs Florida State

Nationals take Peterson in the 7th round

Detroit Tigers pick Zack Hess in the 7th round

Kickoff times set for LSU’s first 3 football games

LSU, Alabama not scheduled for primetime on CBS

SEC Tournament: LSU vs Mississippi State

LSU faces South Carolina in the first round of the SEC Tourney

Trendon Watford commits to Will Wade and the Tigers

Report: LSU’s Kelvin Joseph enters NCAA Transfer Portal

LSU baseball hosts Auburn in SEC regular season finale

NCAA baseball projected field of 64: Where does LSU stand?

Tigers, Longhorns set for primetime matchup

Tigers face must-win series on the road against streaking Razorbacks

Former LSU DB Terrence Alexander signs with Vikings

On deck: Tigers, Rebels meet in SEC showdown

Coach O and the Tigers on a recruiting tear