Laura McKnight on Muck Rack

Laura McKnight

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 Born on the bayou in a crossfire hurricane and such.

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

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.