Longtime WDSU newscast director retires

Joe Riviere, a WDSU mainstay, retired Tuesday after the 6 p.m. newscast. Joe was part of the WDSU News team for 34 years and worked in local television for 47 years.

A look back at Adrianna Hopkins’ two years at WDSU

Adrianna Hopkins left WDSU on Friday after 2+ years at the station. We had a lot of great times on air and off. These are some of our “best” moments.

WDSU staff up for 21 Press Club awards

The winners will be announced July 9 at the Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala.

Steve Gleason stories honored with Murrow, National Headliner and Gabriel awards

When I set out to do a couple of stories on former Saint Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS, the ultimate goal was never about winning awards.

Steve Gleason: The Journey

The 30-minute special that aired on WDSU-TV (video inside) includes footage and interviews with Scott Fujita, Drew and Brittany Brees, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Steve and Michel Gleason and more.

Steve Gleason: From ALS diagnosis to the Sundance Film Festival

A 30-minute special on Gleason’s trek to Sundance will air on WDSU Feb. 29.  

Denver, Salt Lake City, Park City and Sundance: thoughts after a long day

Salt Lake City, Utah — 15 hours and roughly 1,500 miles traveled. The day started out bumpy when WDSU chief photographer Megan Mackel and I arrived at the airport and found out our plane tickets didn’t exist. After an hour at the check-in counter and amazing help by a Southwest ticket agent named Susan, we […]

Video: Behind the scenes at the Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve parade

In case you missed it, here’s the Facebook live stream I did before the WDSU broadcast of the Allstate Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve parade.

Video: My look back at the year in Louisiana politics

From the Governor’s office to the Sheriff’s office, change was the name of the game in 2015. Here’s my look back.

Steve Gleason stories honored with Emmy award

I mentioned this last week on Facebook and Twitter, but forgot to mention it here. In case you missed it, my two stories with former Saint Steve Gleason that WDSU chief photographer Megan Mackel and I shot back in April were honored with an Emmy award in Ft. Lauderdale on December 5. In April, I spent time […]

On the road: Tonight’s gubernatorial debate at Louisiana Tech

The debate airs live at 6 p.m. on WDSU.

WDSU gubernatorial debate airs live Thursday at 6 p.m.

All four of the leading candidates in the race to succeed Gov. Bobby Jindal are expected to take part in the first major debate of the campaign — one which will air live from the studios of WDSU TV.

Video: That time when Sharief thought I was Fletcher Mackel

That moment when my shoe fell off at the end of the newscast…

My Steve Gleason interview: Parts 1 and 2 together