SWTV Year in Review (Part Two)

2012The last 12 months have been a whirlwind. Here’s a look back at the last six months of 2012 and how they were covered on this website.

[ Earlier: Year in Review Part One ]

JULY

> We met the most awkward reporter in the world
> I wrote about the Sean Payton Saga
> A man interviewed his 12-year-old self
> We debated the greatest movie trilogy ever
> The 10-time DWI offender was convicted
> WDSU did well at the Press Club awards

AUGUST

> We went to L.A.
> I posted classic viewer e-mails here, here and here
> The Saints announced Aaron Kromer would serve as interim-interim head coach
> I got confused during Hurricane Isaac coverage
> We lived like kings (or not) during our hurricane coverage

SEPTEMBER

> I posted wacky viewer mail and another good e-mail
> I wrote about Jim Haslett rattling the Saints again
> The NOPD retired the former racing horse I featured earlier in the year
> An 83-year-old granny did a keg stand at an LSU game

OCTOBER

> WDSU underwent an extreme makeover
> I moderated a ‘State of the Print Media’ forum
> A tourist, stranded in New Orleans because of Superstorm Sandy, was impressed with New Orleans

NOVEMBER

> I shot another behind the scenes video
> The Twinkie died
> The Mobile Leprechaun was mentioned during a Southern Miss football broadcast
> Les Miles delivered an epic postgame rant
> Malcolm Jenkins intercepted a pass and returned it 55 yards for a touchdown
> Sports anchor Fletcher Mackel wore a hideous green jacket on TV
> I wrote about the 49ers stifling the Saints
> Reporter Travers Mackel demonstrated in professional fashion how to do a standup
> The Saints’ team bus was egged in Atlanta
> I wrote about the Falcons grounding the Saints
> Fletcher Mackel and I dodged traffic to show off WDSU’s new exterior LED lighting and Christmas decorations

DECEMBER

> I was ‘Enticed by Art’ at Mount Carmel
> Camille Whitworth and I killed time during a commercial break
> Saints’ player bounty punishments were vacated
> Fletcher Mackel talked about his first (of many) mock draft
> A Cowboys fan questioned the resolve of Saints fans
> We were warned about driving on snot and ice

[ Here’s a look back at the SWTV 2011 Year in Review ]

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