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Leprechaun Christmas

As many of you know, I am one-half of the news anchor duo that introduces the now-infamous Mobile Leprechaun story. Since it first aired in March 2006 on WPMI, my former station, the story has taken on a life of its own. Consider this: The original YouTube video has eclipsed 12 million views, earlier this year Bill […]

The Mobile Leprechaun Lives On

Usually I only hear about this story a few times a year outside of St. Patrick’s Day. Along with former co-anchor Nikole Patrick, I introduced the story during a newscast. We are forever linked to the legend that has become a YouTube phenomenon (more than 10 million views). Last night I heard from several people […]

WDSU nabs two awards from Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

At the annual Louisiana Association of Broadcasters awards luncheon in Baton Rouge today, WDSU picked up two awards — Best Breaking News and Best Documentary.

The year in review on

Another year has come and gone, so here’s a look back at what happened right here in 2014.

SWTV 2013 Year in Review

Here’s a recap of 2013, as seen on this website. Happy New Year!

SWTV Year in Review (Part Two)

The 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 > […]

SWTV Year in Review (Part One)

The last 12 months have been a whirlwind. Here’s a look back at the first six months of 2012 and how they were covered on this website. Part two will be revealed Monday. JANUARY > I announced that I would run my first half marathon to raise money ($5,000 goal) for research into EB, the disease that […]

[PICS] St. Patty’s Parade & Party in Metairie

It was all about Leprechauns, crawfish, beads and cabbage at our annual St. Patty’s Parade Party in Old Metairie. In keeping with tradition, WDSU reporter Travers Mackel served as boil master and did a spectacular job once again.

SWTV Year In Review

This has been quite a year! To mark the end of 2011, I’ve compiled month-by-month highlights from this website. Click through for a look back at a six-alarm fire, Reggie Bush’s pre-game song selection, Super Bowl bling, Grand Isle coverage, the Mobile Leprechaun in the spotlight, behind-the-scenes video, The Special Man, sports anchor Scott, my […]

What I’m Thankful For…

As we embark on yet another Thanksgiving and await the 610 Stompers show-stopping performance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, here’s a list of things for which I am thankful:

Video: Local News Classics

Yes, the Mobile Leprechaun made the list. Of course it made the list. And several others did as well, including Antoine Dodson of “hide your kids, hide your wife” fame. Take a few moments, watch the clips and thank God for people like these making themselves available for interviews. Click here for video goodness.

In the News

Ratings, newspaper articles, video, Leprechauns and more. > Scott Walker trades fast-paced news anchor life for consulting — and donut shop (7/2/18) > WDSU-TV’s Scott Walker to leave station next month (6/4/18) > Scott Walker to sign off in late July, begin new ventures (6/4/18) >  WDSU’s Scott Walker named “Best Local TV Anchor” by […]

About Scott

– Gambit’s ‘Best Local TV Anchor’ (2015, 2016, 2017)  – “Best Documentary” for Steve Gleason: The Journey from the Press Club of New Orleans (2017) – “Best Documentary” for Steve Gleason: The Journey from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (2017) – Emmy award for 30-minute documentary on Steve Gleason’s feature-length film premiere at Sundance (2016) – […]