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

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

LSU Baseball: April 29 National Polls

No. 9 LSU hosts Lamar Tuesday night at The Box

LSU’s Henry earns SEC weekly honor

Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

Tigers, Gators start series Thursday; first pitch delayed

LSU Baseball: April 15 National Polls

LSU’s Javonte Smart entering NBA Draft

Southern hosts LSU Tuesday night at Lee-Hines Field

LSU’s Naz Reid named to Freshmen All-America team

Report: LSU’s Benford may join Texas A&M staff