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Horsing around at work on Fox 8 Noon News

29 Jun

Got to meet a rescued mini pony named “Prince ” on Fox 8 Noon News — it’s ahead of July 9th annual fundraiser for Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center. It’s the “Rock Ride and Rescue ” event at the Rock n Bowl . Prince and many other rescue horses help many local and adult kids daily through the program

Throwback to Live reporting at iconic site

22 Jun

Always fun reporting from the New Orleans Mercedes Benz Superdome . It seats close
to 77, 000 people . It’s home for the Super Bowl Champions New Orleans Saints but over the years it’s also hosted events featuring some of the biggest names in the world in entertainment, sports , politics and of course Mardi Gras events.

Inspirational story on incredible woman

21 Jun

She is awe inspiring . One of my favorite News stories of the year : my profile on Ally Mahesa who was left paralyzed after back to back car accidents. Inspite of the odds against her – the single mother who is also a law enforcement officer – persevered and pushed beyond her paralysis to learn how to walk again – and then kept going with her rehabilitation to become an award winning body builder .

They are ready to roll for annual Oyster Fest

1 Jun

Great fresh Louisiana seafood is one of the perks of living in this part of the country .
Got a preview with BBQ oyster po-boy – for those who don’t know – a po-boy is a local sandwich .
Thanks to Redfish Grill Chef Austin Kirzner and Oyster fest and American Seafood Committee member Wayne Hess. Oyster fest kicks off this week downtown along the Mississippi River

No shortage of star chefs in New Orleans Chef Aaron Sanchez

26 May

Great night at his restaurant Johnny Sanchez in New Orleans

Sánchez is a well know American chef and national television personality. He’s also extremely kind and classy !!

Fun day for chocolate lovers

23 May

Got a big preview for chocolate lovers of the Big Gateaux show at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience for the Memorial Day Weekend.

Sucre is a fabulous place locally to pick up gourmet style chocolates.

Today at Noon on FOX 8 NEWS – interviewed Executive Chef and owner of Sucre New Orleans– Tariq Hanna –as well the co-chair of the Gateaux Show Lauren Homer .

A throwback to my reporting in Miami

23 May

Many people told me they saw this video of me reporting in a recent 48 hours report. The special focused on the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace in July of 1997 in Miami. That was a tragic story to cover .

What’s for dinner on Sunday ?

22 May

The perk about living in New Orleans is access to great fresh seafood . Sautéed mahi mahi , curried flavor carrots and a Caribbean mango salsa, the corn looked good for the picture; but got filled up on the fish and veggies

Cheers

22 May

Downtime in Napa Valley

No where else tops New Orleans Seafood

22 May

Its Friday and time for another big Charity event in New Orleans with great seafood.

This is one busy Chef – one of the top in the U.S and he calls New Orleans home

22 May

James Beard award winning Chef John Besh – captured at one of his many charity events. This former U.S Marine now ranks as one of the nation’s best Chefs — thankfully he’s still here and owns several local restaurants.

The classy and talented actor Morris Chestnut

22 May

Sorry ladies he is happily married. He was kind, classy , professional – love to see good things happen to good people .

He was in New Orleans leading up to the debut of his Fox television series Rosewood.

What a treat – Earth Wind and Fire Philip Bailey

22 May

Even got to sing a few notes on air with this incredibly talented musician. . What a treat interviewing the one and only, Earth Wind and Fire, Philip Bailey in a satellite interview .

Perched high above for broadcast Mardi Gras 2017

22 May

When you go to New Orleans – you got to see the Mardi Gras. This year got to see the French Quarter version of it and broadcast to our viewers the costumes… French Quarter style .. away from the parade routes

The early morning calm before the French Quarter Mardi Gras crowds

22 May

Plum assignment decked out in purple … Mardi Gras 2017

My 2017 Mardi Gras broadcast Krewe

22 May

Call us the "Baby Cakes." Its the one time of the year when New Orleans Journalists get to dress up . Shelley, the talented photographer Jim and I had a blast broadcasting from the French Quarter.

The gorgeous 2017 Celebrity Muse

22 May

So honored – she gave me the first of her Carnival coveted decorated shoes when she arrived in town and did our interview on FOX 8 News at Noon.

The award winning Journalist Tamron Hall rocked it as this year’s Celebrity Muse for the all female New Orleans Krewe

Mardi Gras 2017 Fun in studio

22 May

Love this Prince inspired Carnival shoe. Got the first Muses Carnival Krewe shoe from this year’s Grand Muse – Award Winning Journalist Tamron Hall

2011 New Orleans OffBeat Awards

29 Jan

Liz Reyes & Rob Masson Host Awards Night

A large crowd turned out for the 2011 Best of the Beat Awards night where
dozens of awards were handed out to musicians.

To see a list of nominees and winners please go to OffBeat.com

2011 New Orleans Christmas Parade

18 Dec

Liz Reyes & Chris Franklin host Christmas Parade