Video: Questions During Commercial Breaks, pt. 2

Video: Questions During Commercial Breaks, pt. 1

Video: Stay-at-home dads aren’t as rare as they used to be

Video: Frank Caliendo reads LeBron James letter as Morgan Freeman

Video: Fletcher Mackel on the road to Saints camp in West Virginia

WDSU wins five first-place Louisiana AP Awards: Reporter of the Year, Weathercast, Breaking Weather, Breaking News and Feature


Travers Mackel – Reporter of the Year

WDSU was the recipient of five first-place awards from the Louisiana Associated Press on Saturday in Baton Rouge. Event photos here.

WDSU reporter Travers Mackel was named “Reporter of the Year.” It’s the second time in three years a WDSU reporter claimed that award. Heath Allen won in 2012.

WDSU Chief Meteorologist Margaret Orr won first place awards in the categories of Breaking Weather and Weathercast.

Travers Mackel and photojournalist Kevin Duckworth won for best Breaking News Coverage.

Photojournalist Megan Spencer and I won first place in the Feature category for “Grandmother Keeps Family Tradition Cooking.”

Video: Fletcher Mackel reports from the Manning Passing Academy

Video: WDSU anchors wish their dads Happy Father’s Day

Extended video: Thursday’s kitten rescue in progress

Video: Behind the scenes with Norman Robinson before, during and after his final newscast

Video: Al Sharpton vs the TelePrompTer, volume 2

Earlier: Al Sharpton vs the TelePrompTer

WDSU’s coverage of opening day of the 1984 World’s Fair

Video: Scott and Sharief predict the Saints’ trade and first round pick

The night before the draft, without any prior discussion, Scott Walker and Sharief Ishaq predicted the same thing — that the Saints would trade up in the first round and draft Oregon St. wideout Brandin Cooks. Boom.

Draft day TBT: Saints win Super Bowl XLIV

This is field-level video shot with my iPhone as the clock ticked down to zero. It’s one of my all-time favorites.

Video: Tornado tearing through playground

Things get crazy around the 1:35 mark.


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