Rob Kirkpatrick is an on-air host and digital contributor at Townsquare Media of Lafayette. Rob is active in the Lafayette community and supports several nonprofits including, but certainly not limited to: Maddie’s Footprints, 232-HELP, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana. He was named as a 20 Under 40 honoree in 2020. He is a current member of Leadership Louisiana Class XXXV. As a proud graduate of UL Lafayette, Rob is passionate about developing young broadcasters in college and in local and national newsrooms. He credits his earliest experiences covering news in south Louisiana with shaping him into the communicator he is today. Off the air, Rob is a broadcast/media consultant, executive trainer, and public speaker. He got his start in radio and television in Acadiana and has gone on to hold roles with Fox Television (Dallas) and CNN Newsource (Atlanta). Rob and his family moved back to Acadiana in 2015.
SLCC Awarded National Grant to Fund Student Assistance
These funds will help the many students at SLCC who are one flat tire, one sick child, or one week of reduced hours at work to remain in school this semester.
Mysterious Virus Affecting Countless Dogs in Louisiana and Beyond
Veterinarians say affected dogs exhibit symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, nasal and eye discharge, and overall lack of energy.
What Is Super Fog and Why Is It So Common in Louisiana?
SuperFog is sort of an 'enhanced' fog that is only found in some specific places, especially coastal areas like Louisiana.
Louisiana Walmart Stores Launch Sensory-Friendly Hours This Week
Sensory-friendly hours will be offered seven days a week starting on November 10th.
CVS Location Resorts To Framed Pictures of Items to Combat Theft
Pictures surfaced this weekend showing framed images of toilet paper and other essential products.
“Today” Anchor Hoda Kotb’s Lifelong Connection to Louisiana
Kotb left WWL-TV for NBC News where she was a correspondent for Dateline for many years.
Unintended Consequence of EAS Test… SECRET PHONES Revealed
A flurry of social media posts warned users to turn their phones completely off for the test.
World’s Largest Toy Fair Moving From New York to Louisiana After 100 Years
The trade group that hosts the fair said the move will happen in 2026 and will take place at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Global Oil Prices Plunging, Analysts Predict Big Drop in Gas Prices
This week, oil markets around the world, took a plunge with Wednesday’s drop coming in at an estimated 5.6% to $84.22 per barrel.
FedEx Plane Makes Fiery Emergency Landing Overnight [VIDEO]
Landing gear problems meant the Boeing 757 aircraft slid off the runway and into a grassy area.
Give Back in Acadiana Today For National ‘Do Something Nice’ Day
There are so many worthwhile causes and needs in our community, that I decided to put together a quick list of ideas for how you can help our community.
The Vatican Formally Asks Louisiana To Clear Death Row
The Vatican’s office of the Pontifical Academy of Life stressed the church's opposition to the death penalty.
Louisiana Teacher Resigns, Accused of Having a Baby With a Student
Authorities were notified this past weekend of the fact that a 17-year-old fathered a child with the employee.
Louisiana Stores Safe After Target Shutters Other US Locations Due to Theft
The company points to something they call 'organized retail crime' as a major factor.
Sting, Flo Rida to Headline One of Louisiana’s Biggest Mardi Gras Events
The Endymion Extravaganza is an over-the-top celebration by one of New Orleans' most-storied krewes.
Legendary Louisiana TV Meteorologist Announces Retirement
A constant in a sometimes revolving door in one of the nation's most unique TV markets.
Lafayette Pharmacy Giving Away Life-Saving NARCAN at Free Event
The life-saving drug was just approved for over-the-counter sale and Neighbor's Pharmacy wants the public to be informed.
Payton Blames Saints Departure on Burnout, Bad Calls… And Roger Goodell
The story, first published by ESPN, says burn-out from a series of bad calls and no calls is why he ultimately stepped away.
UPDATE: Lafayette NICU Nurse From 1980s Home Video Identified
A post on the popular Lafayette Memories Facebook page has already yielded some answers in this search.
Despite Slow Start, Forecasters Double Down On Hurricane Season Predictions
Without a storm in the Atlantic basin in more than a month, forecasters are warning not to let your guard down.