Victoria has a Bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in Communication/Electronic Media. Upon graduation she worked as a morning producer in the Baton Rouge area. She and her husband moved back to their hometown, Metairie, to start their careers.
Victoria and her husband love the outdoors. They love to travel, especially when it involves a cruise ship! Victoria is very family oriented. She had a large family and they spend a lot of time together.
The sun is shining and the sweet smell of Summer is in the air. Families are planning vacations from the beach, to the mountains, and even to the snow. WGNO has rounded up some of our favorite summer necessities, and we are sharing that list with you! HiSmile LED Teeth Whitening Kit HiSmile is currently revolutionizing today’s oral care regimen. The HiSmile lineup includes an LED teeth whitening kit, a night toothpaste that removes stains, a day toothpaste that prevents […]
Whether you prefer cruises to road-trips or cities to forests, you are a traveler at heart and you deserve these items. Some items get packed naturally, while others need to be added to the list. When it comes time for your next getaway, be sure to have these items handy. Wanderchain by The Wander Club I can’t wait till the end to tell you this, so I’m starting with it. These tokens make the BEST gifts ever. Taking the kids […]
The 243rd Independence Day is right around the corner. We’ve put together a list of the spots where you can catch 4th of July firework displays. Check back as we will be adding more as they are scheduled. 06/29/2019 – Light Up the Lake: An Independence Day Celebration – Mandeville Lakefront 06/29/2019 – Abita Springs Independence Day Celebration – Abita Springs Trailhead and Park 06/29/2019 – Slidell Heritage Festival – Slidell Heritage Park 07/03/2019 – St. Charles Parish Independence Day […]
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and in preparation, local health agencies will be providing three days of free STD/STI screenings. The screenings are for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis and will take place on June 24-27. The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health, Walgreens and other local health agencies will be hosting the 43 screening opportunities. The screenings are a component of a campaign launched by the Office of Public Health’s STD/HIV Program. Titled Start it! […]
NEW ORLEANS – In preparation for the third annual NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest, the Civic Theatre will be hosting the National Mac n’ Cheese Day Celebration! The party will be on Sunday, July 14 at the Civic Theatre, from noon to 4 P.M. The event will feature: Mac n’ Cheese tastings Drag queen bingo, with special performances A fun “Game Alley” presented by the Special Olympics of Louisiana On-site raffles featuring fun prizes […]
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana is proudly being represented four times in the 2019 ESPYS. ESPN announced the nominees for The 2019 ESPYS, presented by Capital One today and fan voting has begun. Nominees representing Louisiana include: Best Game: LSU vs. Texas A&M: Aggies win seven-overtime 74-72 thriller in highest scoring game in FBS history (11/25/18) Best MMA Fighter: Lafayette, Louisiana native Daniel Cormier Best NFL Player: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints Best Record-Breaking Performance: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints passed […]
NEW ORLEANS – Copper Vine continued its “Between the Vines” wine dinner series on June 13, with an evening of delicious food and decadent wine. The event featured a 5-course dinner, and each course was paired with selections from New Zealand’s Cloudy Bay winery. Before the wines were presented, guests were immerse in a story telling adventure by Sommelier Lydia Kurkoski. She explained how Cloudy Bay was one of the first five wine makers to venture into Marlborough, New Zealand. […]
NEW ORLEANS – Five employees were taken away in ambulances from the Sewerage and Water Board Headquarters on St. Joseph Street. According to Lieutenant Jonathan Fourcade, Public Information Officer for New Orleans Emergency Medical Services, all five employees were suffering from heat exhaustion. Until 6pm, New Orleans is under a heat advisory. SWBNO Communications Director Rich Rainey told WGNO that the office has had air conditioning issues for a couple of weeks, but at about 2:30 today, a temporary A/C […]
BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to revoke the charters of Laurel Oaks Academy in East Baton Rouge Parish and Smothers Academy in Jefferson Parish. The closures were announced Thursday morning, caused by serious violations of law and policy related to governance, finances and special education. The revocations, which were initially approved by the board’s School Innovation and Turnaround Committee after public hearings earlier this week, take effect for the 2019-2020 school year. […]
NEW ORLEANS – After 13 years, Sucré Sweet Boutique is closing its doors. The stores’ creative director sent out the email Monday morning. Sucré has cited financial trouble as their reason for closing. In a statement, the company said, “Over the past year, our Executive team has operated in a responsible manner and has attempted to bring the company to financial profitability. It is with profound sadness that we must notify you that we are closing effective Monday, June 17, […]
NEW ORLEANS – Both the historic McDonogh School No. 7 and the Circle Food Store made the list of New Orleans’ most endangered sites. Modeled on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s listing of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, the New Orleans’ Nine was inaugurated by Louisiana Landmarks Society in 2005. The list aims to save historic sites and facilities that may be threatened by demolition, neglect, or bureaucracy. Through an annual announcement the Society seeks to gain publicity […]
NEW ORLEANS– Malcolm John Rebennack, known by his stage name Dr. John, has passed away, his publicist confirmed on Thursday afternoon. A family member released this statement: “Towards the break of day on June 6, 2019, iconic music legend Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr., professionally known as Dr. John, passed away of a heart attack. As a Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductee, six time Grammy winner, songwriter, composer, producer, and performer, he created a unique blend of music which […]