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
Water Director On How To Save Your Pipes [VIDEO]
DeSoto Parishes John Neilson explains that the ago old advice about "dripping your pipes" in freezing weather is ill advised and that method only wastes water.
With the New Year, New Louisiana Laws For 2018
Almost two dozen new statues are now in effect, adding rules and regulations for things like drivers training and tax filing and collection.
Caddo Commission Looks At Changing Parish Liquor Laws [VIDEO]
Commission President Steven Jackson says the measure, to be introduced by Lyndon Johnson, would help retail liquor stores "out in the parish" stay competitive.
John Kennedy Reflects On 2017 and His First Year In D.C. [VIDEO]
Louisiana's junior Senator says what surprised him most about the day-to-day workings in our nations's capitol is "how partisan it is"
Who Were the 5 Most Important People of the 20th Century? [VIDEO]
In naming the greatest figures of the 20th century, how would the lists of a political liberal and conservative compare?
I-Bowl 2017: ‘The Way A Big Time Game Should Feel’ [VIDEO]
Robert J Wright and Matt Parker talk about this year's game and how, for one afternoon, Shreveport was in the spotlight of the college football universe.
Mudbugs Hockey Boss: ‘People Make Shreveport Great!’ [VIDEO]
Shreveport Mudbugs General Manager Scott Muscutt talks about the next step in "selling Shreveport" and taking the ArkLaTex to the next economic level.
Shreveport 2nd Worst In USA At Keeping New Year’s Resolutions
Guess what? When it comes to discipline, resolve and stick-to-it-tivness, we in Shreveport are near the bottom. One from it, in fact.
Confirmed: On-Duty SPD Used In Farrakhan Police Escort
City Attorney William Bradford's responded to a 101.7 / 710 KEEL official public records request for information regarding Farrakhan's visit to Shreveport.
Shreveport-Bossier: One of America’s Worst College Towns? [VIDEO]
Jill Gonzalez lists the metrics used to gather their information, and explain the problems plaguing the area that keep our colleges, and students, from thriving
Missy Setters: Walk-Ons Independence Bowl Update [VIDEO]
Setters talks about the two teams visit to Shreveport to tour the stadium and facilities and gives the latest updates on the events leading up to the game.
Who’s Really In Charge of ‘The New’ Sci-Port? [VIDEO]
Jake Wood of Planet Aqua Group says that stories that PAG is "out as Sci-Port manager" are untrue.