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.

Video: Taking Fletcher Mackel to task for his column on Sean Payton’s future

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WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel and I stand squarely on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to Sean Payton’s future with the Saints, but I’m definitely on the right side. In case you missed it, here’s Fletcher’s column. We planned to conduct this “debate” in about two minutes, but we got a little carried away and […]

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

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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.

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

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

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My Steve Gleason interview: Parts 1 and 2 together

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One-on-one with Steve Gleason (part 2 of 2)

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Steve talks about how he interacts with his son and tries to keep their relationship as normal as possible.

Breaux Bridge phone book: Dialing up interest since 1949

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Breaux Bridge is a town where they might not know your name, but they certainly know your nickname.

Fletcher Mackel and Sharief Ishaq join Scott to breakdown the Saints’ two first round picks


Analysis of Andrus Peat (#13) and Stephone Anthony (#31).

Fletcher Mackel’s green suit returns in grand fashion

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When St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the green suit appears. Video and tweets inside chronicle the suit’s journey since its debut in 2012.

Fat Tuesday on WDSU


It’s a big day on WDSU. Our extensive Carnival Central coverage is on the air and continues through 3 p.m.

Photos: “Saints on 6” behind the scenes


Former Saints Jabari Greer and Will Smith were part of our in-studio coverage. Fletcher Mackel, Sharief Ishaq and former Saints head coach Jim Mora were in Chicago.

News teams assemble and compete to “Save the Coast”


A call was put out for for local media members to get together at the Pelicans facility on Airline Drive to compete for Coast-saving supremacy.

Video: Questions During Commercial Breaks, pt. 9

How do you holiday shop? Do you get it done early or procrastinate?