Video: Questions During Commercial Breaks, pt. 4

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

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

The Art of Shooting a Standup, Starring Travers Mackel

WDSU reporter Travers Mackel shooting a standup for his 6 p.m. story…at 5:35. Poetry in motion.

[PICS] Press Club of New Orleans Awards

The Press Club of New Orleans held its annual awards ceremony Saturday night at Harrah’s Casino and WDSU did very well. My colleague and 10 p.m. co-anchor Norman Robinson was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He delivered a fantastic acceptance speech and WDSU reporter Heath Allen did a great job introducing him. I was […]

[PHOTO] Double Trouble on WDSU News

Monday was one of the rare days that we not only had both Fletcher and Travers Mackel in the A block of the 5 p.m. newscast, but we had them back-to-back. Mackel Team Coverage. TVs everywhere immediately surrendered.

[VIDEO] When Anchors Attack

An hard-working and unsuspecting Travers Mackel is ambushed in the newsroom by a rogue news anchor (me).

[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.

[VIDEO] Inside the WDSU Newsroom

Dinner Meet-Up

My colleague Travers Mackel and I got together with one of NBC’s finest Sunday night. Dwaine Scott is a photographer for NBC News and ends up in New Orleans quite a bit. Watch the Today Show and NBC Nightly News on Tuesday for the stories Dwaine shot with correspondent Tom Costello.