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 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 — 744 followers, 2,016 tweets

Jul 14, 2017

Condolences to this family. New Orleans stuntman dies on Atlanta set of 'Walking Dead'  http://s.nola.com/gS5S6OU 

Jul 12, 2017

I just misspelled the word misspelled. How's your day going? I need some #covfefe.

Jul 12, 2017

RT @carlie_kollath: “Neighbor is naked and sitting on the porch” - #NOLAscanner Signs of summer: we have had nekkid people reported the past 3 mornings.

Jul 08, 2017

RT @pattonoswalt: WOW. Thank you for this, Erica. I'd chosen to ignore the grub worms but your writing is just SO good here. Thank yo…

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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.