Robert O’Shields has been with WGNO-TV since 2007. He is a New Orleans Press Club winner in 2007 and AP award winner in 2005.

Robert is a graduate of Troy University in Troy, Ala. majored in Broadcast Journalism. After college, Robert became the Sports Reporter/Photographer for WAKA in Montgomery, Ala. from 2004-2007. Covering SEC football is no stranger to Robert. His beat at WAKA was covering Auburn and Alabama 365 days a year. He understands how important college football is to the south. He also understands the importance of high school sports in the City of New Orleans. A letterman in football for Hall of Fame coach Bill Bacon at Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Alabama Robert learned the game of football from coach Bacon and his staff. Robert currently helps is alum mater as a member of the Enterprise E Club, an organization that helps the football program.

When he is away from the camera, Robert enjoys spending time with his fiancée, Ashley. They enjoy catching a Pelicans game or two. Robert has been a New Orleans Pelicans season ticket holder since 2008. His favorite sport is baseball. His two favorite teams are the Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners. He also enjoys hockey where you can catch him singing The Fratellis’s “Chelsea Dagger” after the Chicago Blackhawks score a goal.


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    Tulane Sailing Announces 2019 Fall Schedule

    NEW ORLEANS – The Tulane sailing team has officially set its 2019 fall schedule, head coach Charles Higgins announced Tuesday. Green Wave fans will have three chances to catch the team in action at home this season, as Tulane will host the SEISA Match Race Championship, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Regatta and the Baldwin Wood Regatta in September and October. “We’re one week into practice and its been pretty terrific,” head coach Charles Higgins said. “The incoming freshmen class has really performed to expectation and […]

  • Kaylie McHugh Named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Tulane volleyball senior libero Kaylie McHugh has been named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.  It’s the third time in McHugh’s career that she’s been named the league’s defensive player of the week, as it’s the first time she’s taken home the award since September 2017. McHugh was also the last Tulane player to earn one of the league’s weekly volleyball awards.  The Davie, Florida, native through four […]

  • LSU’s Burrow and York Named SEC Players of the Week

    BATON ROUGE – For the second straight week, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Burrow was joined on the player of the week list Monday by freshman kicker Cade York, who earned SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the 45-38 win over ninth-ranked Texas on Saturday in Austin. Against the Longhorns, Burrow put together another memorable performance, completing 31-of-39 passes […]

  • Joe Burrow Named SEC Player of the Week

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  • McMillan Earns American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week Honors

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  • Championship Saturday: Eastbank Little Set to Take on Hawai’i Today on WGNO

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  • Eastbank Little League Team Invited to the White House

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  • Hey Look Ma We Did It: Little League World Series Champs!

    Williamsport, Pa– Eastbank Little League Team crowned Little League World Series Champs with the 8-0 win over Curacao. Eastbank is the only team to lose their first game in the World Series and win the whole thing. Eastbank is also the only Louisiana team to win the Little League World Series. When asked what’s the first thing he’s going to do once returns home to New Orleans he response, “Take a nap!”.     New @baseballhall inductee Mike Mussina tossed […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Eastbank Manger Scott Frazier Before Today’s Little League World Series Final

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  • Let’s GEAUX! Eastbank Little League Team Advance to World Series Final with 9-5 Win over Hawaii

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  • BEASTBANK: Eastbank advances to US Championship Game with 10-0 Win

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  • LSU’s Delpit and Chaisson Named to ESPN Preseason All-America Team

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