I was born in the small east Texas town of Palestine and, since my dad was in sales, we moved a few times and I grew up in different spots across the south. We moved here - Bey Street, Shady Grove, Bossier City - when I was a freshman in high school and I graduated from Jesuit, now Loyola. After a couple of years of college at LSUS I got my first radio job (it was indoors and I didn't have to carry stuff), which eventually led to morning shows in cities including Philadelphia, Cleveland and Orlando. I moved back to Shreveport in 1996, teaming with Erin McCarty, debuting the morning show on "The Big Dog 94.5". In '03 we moved two doors down the hall to 96.5 KVKI, then after a decade, one more studio over and 6 til 9am on NewsRadio 710 KEEL. Not to give away my age, but I'll turn 100 in the year 2052, or as I like to think of it, about five years before I retire.
Robert J Wright
Bradford Explains Opposition to More Council Financial Oversight [VIDEO]
Shreveport City Councilman Willie Bradford talks about the council's discussion of a proposal to require that body's approval on city contracts exceeding $500,000.
DOTD Boss Talks New BAFB Exit, Roads and Jimmie Davis Bridge [VIDEO]
Dr. Shawn Wilson, DOTD Secretary, talks about the groundbreaking for the new exit to BAFB, the state of I-49 and plans to refurbish the Jimmie Davis Bridge.
What was Your Favorite Movie When You Were a Kid?
Erin McCarty, Matt Parker and I have interesting discussion - okay, debate - during Tuesday's show: What was you favorite movie "from before you were an adult."
Cybersecurity Summit Comes to Shreveport [VIDEO]
Craig Spohn, Executive Director of Cyber Innovation Center, talks about the National Summit on Cybersecurity, meeting here Tuesday and Wednesday.
Loving Solutions Home: A Local Doctor’s Plan to Help the Addicted [VIDEO]
Dr. Nick Goeders, founder of the Loving Solutions in Blanchard, talks about his home for women recovering from methamphetamine addiction.
Council Seeks More Control Over Money at This Week’s Meetings [VIDEO]
Shreveport City Councilwoman LeVette Fuller talks about the issues the council will be tackling at this week's work session and regular meeting.
After Defeat, Teachers Union Calls for Bossier Business Boycott
The Bossier Chapter of Red River United Teachers Union is calling for a boycott of businesses who contributed to the campaign opposing the teachers' pay increase.
Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program to Host Air Show Innovation Showcase [VIDEO]
Julie Gilley and Caryn Chamlers from EAP (Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program) talk about their upcoming Airshow Innovation Showcase.
Meteorologist: Area Could Get Another 6 – 8 Inches of Rain [VIDEO]
Richard Lewelling from the Weather Channel talks about Wednesday's tornado threats, area flooding and how much more rain could hit the ArkLaTex this weekend.
Local Pharmacist Updates Medical Marijuana Status [VIDEO]
Doug Boudreaux, owner of Shreveport's Hope Pharmacy, talks about the latest delays in the availability of medical marijuana.