A look back at my stops in local news over nearly 23 years

This is what happens when you start looking at old pictures.

Video flashback: Scott Walker, 21-year-old sports anchor

I was going through some old video and stumbled upon some gems. I started my career as a sports anchor at WDAM in Hattiesburg while still in college. These videos prove that I was once a very green 21-year-old.

WESH Live Truck Accident

A close call for a couple of my former co-workers in Orlando. Reporter Greg Fox and videographer Frank Burt were stuck inside a WESH live truck at a 45 degree angle after its mast got stuck under an I-4 overpass near the TV station. Both men eventually got out safely. Burt said he cleared another […]

Extra-Early Morning News

The morning news at WESH in Orlando, my former station, now begins a half-hour earlier at 4:30 a.m. Today was the first day of the new start time. My former colleagues are the first to start their newscast at that time in a very competitive news market. I suspect at least one other station won’t […]

Orlando Visitor

One of my former WESH co-workers, Sunrise producer Jon Carlisle, stopped by the WDSU studios last night for a visit and after-work get together Uptown. Jon was passing through New Orleans en route to the Arkansas/LSU game in Baton Rouge today. It was great seeing Jon and his fiancee’ Gina. Poor girl gets dragged across […]

Heading Home

Welcome to my new blog. Check back from time to time for updates about our return to the Big Easy. After two years here in Orlando, I am moving from WESH to WDSU. My start date in New Orleans is August 24th. I will anchor a brand new 4 p.m. newscast with Randi Rousseau that […]