News Team

  • Sylvia Weatherspoon - Anchor, 5, 6 & 10 p.m.
    Sylvia Weatherspoon - Anchor, 5, 6 & 10 p.m.
    Sylvia Weatherspoon is the co-anchor of News 2 Louisiana at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She began her career at WBRZ in December 1993. Sylvia joined the WBRZ team after working as the news director for WJBO-AM & WFMF-FM radio in Baton Rouge. She initially pursued a career in... more »
  • Michael Marsh - Anchor, 5, 6 & 10 p.m.
    Michael Marsh - Anchor, 5, 6 & 10 p.m.
    Michael Marsh rejoined the WBRZ team in August of 2005. He is the co-anchor of News 2 Louisiana at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. From 1977 to 1982, Michael served as both a reporter and weekend anchor at the station, and he previously anchored the weekend newscasts after his return... more »
  • Chris Nakamoto - Weekend Anchor & Reporter
    Chris Nakamoto - Weekend Anchor & Reporter
    Chris Nakamoto is the weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for News 2 Louisiana . He joined the WBRZ team in June 2007. A former reporter at WGNO-TV in New Orleans, Chris first worked with WBRZ in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina when the two stations teamed up to inform... more »
  • John Pastorek - Anchor, 2une In & Noon
    John Pastorek - Anchor, 2une In & Noon
    John Pastorek has been a part of the WBRZ family since July 1977. During that time, he has held many titles including reporter, anchor and Director of News. Currently, John is the co-anchor for the popular morning show, 2une In. He is also the anchor of WBRZ News 2... more »
  • Brittany Weiss - Anchor, 4 p.m. & Multimedia Reporter
    Brittany Weiss - Anchor, 4 p.m. & Multimedia Reporter
    Brittany Weiss is a multimedia reporter for News 2 Louisiana. She joined the WBRZ team in August of 2012. Brittany was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois. She attended Drake University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, double majoring in Broadcast News and Politics.... more »
  • Whitney Vann - Anchor, 2une In
    Whitney Vann - Anchor, 2une In
    For more than 15 years, Whitney Vann has been anchoring WBRZ's popular morning program, 2une In . A Glasgow, Kentucky, native, Whitney earned her Masters Degree at Boston University in Television Broadcasting and her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Mississippi. Whitney came to WBRZ... more »
  • Rebecca Buchanan - Multimedia Reporter, Anchor
    Rebecca Buchanan - Multimedia Reporter, Anchor
    Rebecca Buchanan is a multimedia reporter and fill-in anchor for WBRZ News 2 Louisiana. She began her career at WBRZ in August of 2013. Rebecca was born in Bard, California and raised in Roll, Arizona- a small town outside of Yuma, Arizona. She attended The University of Louisiana at... more »
  • Rob Krieger - Multimedia Reporter
    Rob Krieger - Multimedia Reporter
    Rob Krieger is a multimedia reporter for News 2 Louisiana . He began doing reports as an apprentice for the station in June 2008, and officially joined the WBRZ team in January 2009. Rob grew up in Abita Springs, Louisiana, but was born in Long Beach, California. He received... more »
  • Ryan Naquin - Multimedia Reporter
    Ryan Naquin - Multimedia Reporter
    Ryan Naquin is a reporter for News 2 Louisiana. He officially joined the WBRZ team in February of 2013. Ryan grew up in Slidell, Louisiana, but was born in Metairie, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis... more »
  • Jason Newton - Multimedia Reporter
    Jason Newton - Multimedia Reporter
    Jason Newton is a multimedia reporter for News 2 Louisiana. He officially joined the WBRZ team in September of 2013. Jason was raised in Houston, Texas. He attended Southern Connecticut State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism. Jason is currently earning his Master's Degree... more »
  • Troy Gaulden - Multimedia Reporter
    Troy Gaulden - Multimedia Reporter
    Troy Gaulden is a multimedia reporter for News 2. He officially joined the WBRZ team in March of 2012. Troy was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and minor... more »
  • Jessica LeBlanc - Multimedia Reporter
    Jessica LeBlanc - Multimedia Reporter
    Jessica LeBlanc is a multimedia journalist for News 2 Louisiana. She joined the WBRZ team in February of 2014. Jessica was born in New Orleans and raised in Kenner, Louisiana. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in December 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication, concentrating in Mass Communication... more »

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