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 http://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 — 741 followers, 1,990 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

I'm sorry I'm just seeing this. No good at Twitter. Too late but yes, if you need a video from me, have at it. Just credit me and @NOLAnews https://t.co/Gts7tiPBMJ

May 31, 2017

RT @jimmykimmel: what makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe

May 31, 2017

RT @ThatNolaDude: Officially 34 minutes later, and this tweet still hasn't been deleted. Amazing. #Covfefe https://t.co/1IqrFzsU7S

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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.