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.
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.
Photos From Commercial Flight Show Louisiana Wildfires From 35,000 Feet
The photo taken as the sun set shows three major fires over southwest Louisiana.
Taylor Swift Eras Tour Movie Coming to Theaters in October
The record-breaking concert is headed to a big screen near you very soon.
Blackstone Fried Chicken Recipe Has Taken Over The Internet
This recipe, which involves putting aluminum grease pans directly on the flattop, is a winner.
LPSS Announces Plan For Former Prairie Elementary Campus
The coveted campus on a the corner of West Congress and Ambassador Caffery won't be empty for long.
REPORT: Lafayette Parish ‘Most Vulnerable’ In Louisiana This Hurricane Season
A new study measured the potential financial impact of a major storm and Lafayette #1 in Louisiana and #37 overall.
Company Offering To Pay $1,000 For Buc-ee’s Snack Taste Tester
Applications are due by September 11, 2023, so you still have time to apply.
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.
We Now Know What’s Next for Six Flags in New Orleans
The project got a major stamp of approval from city planners and developers are not starting land leases for companies hoping to occupy the space.
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.
Louisiana’s Favorite School Pizza Can Be Made at Home
The dough was made from scratch with a secret ingredient: powdered milk.
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‘In God We Trust’ Now Required in All Louisiana School Classrooms
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The Streisand Effect: Is This the Problem With Social Media?
Sometimes a public argument AGAINST something could end up producing more support FOR it.
New Charges Filed Against Trump in Mar-a-Lago Documents Case
The developments are reportedly related to the attempted destruction of surveillance video from the Trump property in Florida.
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Elon Musk made some interesting revelations early Sunday morning in a series of Tweets.
Louisiana Man Finds Fame Reviewing Red Beans and Rice on TikTok
The Chalmette native has charmed the internet with brutally honest and uncensored review videos.
Two Dead in Louisiana Shipyard Shooting, Suspect Killed by Police
Suspect Willis Thomas Jr was reportedly terminated at the shipyard in the last week.
Federal Reserve Confirms Taylor Swift’s Tour Economic Impact
Cities are seeing a noticeable uptick in revenue when The Eras Tour comes to town.