I’m Rob Kirkpatrick. I’m a husband. I’m a Dad. I’m a proud UL Lafayette graduate. I’m a fierce reporter at heart and always digging for a good story. But most importantly in this space: I’m the fearless leader of Townsquare Media's news brands in Lafayette and Bernadette Lee’s partner in crime on “Acadiana’s Morning News”. News is something I always knew I wanted to do. My first on-air experience was in 3rd grade at Lyon Elementary in Covington, LA. I gave the announcements, weather and cafeteria menu every morning on closed-circuit television. Since then, I have covered the news with KATC in Acadiana, in Dallas with FOX 4’s “Good Day”, in Atlanta with CNN Newsource and now back in Lafayette with Townsquare Media. I consider myself lucky to do what I love and raise my two little girls in Acadiana with my amazing wife Sarah.
Rep Jean-Paul Coussan Previews Special Legislative Session
The 70 item call came from the Senate President and Speaker of the House.
Assange Lawyer Tells Court GOP Congressman Proposed Trump Deal
Assange is fighting efforts by the U.S. to extradite him to face an array of charges related to his work at WikiLeaks.
Lafayette Councils Pass New Budget With Almost 40 Amendments
It comes after weeks of discussion about Mayor-President Josh Guillory's executive budget.
Lafayette Live: Mayor-President Josh Guillory Looks Ahead To Budget Approval
Coucilmembers will vote on the final budget at a joint meeting scheduled for tonight.
COX and Lafayette General Team Up To Create Smart Hospital
Telemedicine and online visits are at the center of the partnership that was announced today.
BRET BAIER: This Could Make Or Break Trump’s Re-Election
President Trump is crisscrossing the country. But will it be enough?
Lafayette Leads State In Census Reporting, State Lags Behind
81.9% of Louisiana households have responded so far.
Lafayette Live: Mayor-President Josh Guillory On KPEL
The city has endured several nights of protest in response to the shooting death of Trayford Pellerin at the hands of Lafayette Police officers.
Aerial Photos Show E. Broussard Roundabout Progress In Lafayette
The larger widening project has been underway since 2015 and is expected to be complete early next year.
Dr. Tina Stefanski Is Encouraged By Recent COVID-19 Numbers
Stefanski has been at the center of discussions about how to safely reopen schools and is watching case counts closely.
10 Tips To Safely Drive Through School Zones In Lafayette
Sergeant Wayne Griffin sent out ten easy-to-remember tips to keep you and the students safe as we head back to school.
COVID-19 Top of Mind as LPSS Students Go Back to School
KPEL rides along as LPSS board Members Hannah Mason and Justin Centanni visit campuses on the first day of school.