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
A Few Louisiana Stations Report ‘No Gas,’ Because Some of Us are Stupid
A few stations across the state are hanging out the "no gas" signs, not because of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, but because of unnecessary panic buying.
Is Shreveport and / or Louisiana a Good Place to be a Cop?
How does Louisiana stack up against other states when it comes to taking care of it's policemen? Well, let's just say...some parts better than others.
COVID Economy Comeback: Is Shreveport Louisiana’s Best Place to Be?
The US economy is undergoing a big bounce back from the COVID pandemic, but how do Shreveport, New Orleans and Baton Rouge compare to other American cities?
Are Area Casinos Updating COVID Rules? Here’s What You Need to Know
The Governor's lessening of COVID rules and restrictions earlier this week affected businesses across the state, but what about our local casinos?
Do Shreveport Working Moms Make As Much As Mothers Across the US?
A new study shows that 70% of moms in the ArkLaTex work either full or part time. But how do their paychecks stack up against mothers across the US?
How High Does Louisiana Rank in States with Most Gambling Addicts?
With both casino and legalized sports gaming spreading spreading across the USA, here's a look at the state-by-state numbers for people with gambling problems.
Are Dinosaurs Really Extinct? A Florida Security Video Says Maybe Not
A Florida woman claims her home security video captured footage of a small dinosaur running across her lawn.
Car Chase Leaves Shreveport Police Vehicle in an Embarrassing Mess
A chase across a Shreveport park Sunday left an SPD vehicle in a less-than-desirable position and an officer with more than a little explaining to do.
Shreveport Y Teaches Adults How to Talk to Kids About Sex, Porn
Family Therapist Clint Davis and Wellness Director Misty Alexander from the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana talk about the Y's "Crucial Conversations" series.
Which Countries Around the World Pay the Most and Least for Gas?
Gas prices are up here in the USA, but what about the rest of the world? Who's paying a lot? And who pays the least? Here's the list.
Who Should Clean Up Shreveport, the City or the Citizens?
The Great American Cleanup is coming Saturday. But isn't it really asking citizens to do work that the city should already be responsible for? What do you think?
Sen. Kennedy Named to Top 10 Effective GOP Lawmakers List
Legislative watchdog, The Center for Effective Lawmaking, has named Louisiana's John Kennedy as one of the Ten Most Effective Republican Senators.