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.
Tropical Storm Barry Forms In The Gulf
Current wind speeds are sitting at 40 MPH and strengthening.
Morganza spillway opening postponed to June 9th
Plans to open a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana for the third time ever have been put off for four days because the river's rising more slowly than expected.
Officials: Morganza Spillway Opening Closed To The Public
The first bay of the spillway is due to be opened this Sunday.
Papa John’s Pizza Has Signed A Famous New Spokesman
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal made the announcement on Twitter.
Cane’s Chicken Fingers Arrive In Alaska [PHOTOS]
Company leaders were on-hand in Anchorage for the big grand opening.
‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Officially Named As A Suspect
It comes after police cleared two people he said attacked him in Chicago.
Snake Massages May Be The Worst Wellness Trend Ever [VIDEO]
Let's just hope this trend doesn't make it to Acadiana.
Flights Grounded In New York, Philadelphia Due To Shutdown
Major delays due to a staffing shortage at the air traffic control 'center'.
REMINDER: Congress Is Still Being Paid During Shutdown
Today is the first payday for workers that they will not get paid.
Hospital Prices To Go Public By January 1st Deadline
The Federal deadline comes as part of a new policy from HHS.
ACLU Sues Library Over Drag Queen Ban
Residents say the ban violates the first amendments.
Reddit Users List ‘Life Saving’ Tips To Live By
What would your tip be?