Laura McKnight on Muck Rack

Laura McKnight

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Covers:  cheese fries, cocktails, bars, late-night pizza, beer, drinks, trivia nights, wine, drinking, the failure of prohibition, live music, festivals, food, music
Doesn't Cover: dry counties, sobriety

Night-time crime reporter for The Times-Picayune | NOLA.com. Born on the bayou in a crossfire hurricane and such.

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Biography

I cover bars, beers, drinks, etc., for Nola.com/The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Formerly a health/science journalist and A&E writer for The Courier (Houma, La.)

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@LJMcKnightNOLA — 768 followers, 2,054 tweets

Nov 15, 2017

RT @aparnapkin: If you really want to be an advocate, consider an actual underserved community, instead of, you know, the devil.

Nov 14, 2017

@dougmaccash Along Franklin Avenue near North Galvez, I think.

Nov 14, 2017

RT @thenikkibus: Overly enthusiastic lady in my office picking over a bowl of mixed granola, nuts and raisins left over from a meeti…

Nov 12, 2017

RT @katewillett: Call me old-fashioned, but I want a man who will protect me like I'm the reputation of a guy he's never met

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering the Lafourche Parish Council (a parish is the Louisiana version of a county) for KTIB 640-AM in Thibodaux, La.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, when I was a child. The sound of a typewriter is very satisfying.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Carl Kolchak, the Night Stalker.