Video: WDSU mourns the loss of Ariane Price

Ariane did a little bit of everything during her nearly 20 years at WDSU. She worked with us on the evening newscasts quite a bit. She will be missed.

Video: WDSU anchors wish their dads Happy Father’s Day

Extended video: Thursday’s kitten rescue in progress

WDSU digital media manager Clint Durrett and reporter Blake Hanson were among the many who spent time trying to rescue a stubborn kitten under a hood in the WDSU parking lot.

Video: A look back at Norman Robinson’s legendary career

It was an honor to write this piece and have the opportunity to tell Norman goodbye and good luck in this way.

Video: Behind the scenes with Norman Robinson before, during and after his final newscast

Much like I’ve done for the past five years, I followed Norman around with a camera.

Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

It’s a strange day in the WDSU newsroom. Norman Robinson is retiring after 36 years in New Orleans and 24 years at WDSU.

WDSU’s coverage of opening day of the 1984 World’s Fair

Video: Scott and Sharief predict the Saints’ trade and first round pick

The night before the draft, without any prior discussion, Scott Walker and Sharief Ishaq predicted the same thing — that the Saints would trade up in the first round and draft Oregon St. wideout Brandin Cooks.

Video: Camera operator Neal had a rough weekend

Video: Get to know WDSU, pt. 1

Fletcher Mackel’s green suit returns

Sports anchor Fletcher Mackel was off on St. Patrick’s Day, so he decided to wear the Ugly Green Suit on Tuesday. I make fun of it every time it appears on our air, so here’s a look back at the two documented instances: Last night and November 2012. Oh, and there’s a slideshow, too.

Fletcher Mackel tries to record a sports tease for the web and, well, he can’t

This was actually Fletcher’s idea, so I’m not picking on him. And in his defense, he usually gets things done in one take… that’s why this instance was so funny.

Video: My Saints/Seahawks interview with KIRO-TV anchor Steve Raible

WDSU debuts in-house fitness center

An old tape room was converted to a gym and it was all done so quietly. It’s hard to keep a secret inside a TV station, but no one knew. A nice Friday surprise! More equipment is coming soon.

SWTV 2013 Year in Review

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