Media Sources of Lafayette, LA
- The Acadiana Advocate
The Acadiana Advocate is a daily newspaper serving the Lafayette and Acadiana region. The publication covers general news, crime, politics, government, education, sports, business, entertainment, food, culture, and features. The Advocate has additional editions in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Orleans.
- The Daily Advertiser
The Daily Advertiser is a daily newspaper that covers international, national, state, and local news in the parishes of Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermillion. It is a division of the Gannett Company, Inc., who also publishes USA Today and other local newspapers.
- The Independent
The Independent is a news website whose mission is to provide a forum for educated, involved readers who care deeply about Acadiana to help shape the community’s vision for it. The newspaper covers the news, art, culture, style, and sports of Acadiana. It launched in 2003.
- The Vermillion
The Vermillion is the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s student-run newspaper that has been in operation since 1904. It publishes university news, student opinion pieces, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun sports news, and more. New issues are distributed across campus and to local businesses every Wednesday, and the website is updated daily.
- The Current
The Current is a nonprofit, independent, digital-first publication that reports on politics, policy, development, business, art, music, food, technology, and more in the Lafayette area. The publication is non-partisan and seeks to get to the truth about Lafayette’s civic and cultural affairs.
- Downtown News & Media
Downtown News & Media produces digital blogs and newsletters to inform readers of local news and coming events in Downtown Lafayette. It reports on arts and culture, business news, developer news, downtown news, and events.
KLFY-TV is a CBS-affiliated television and digital news source broadcast throughout the South Central Louisiana area. It aired its first show in 1955 and is the oldest television station serving the Lafayette area. Nexstar Media Group owns the station. Local shows include “Passe Partout” and “Meet Your Neighbor.”
KATC is a television and digital news source serving viewers in the parishes of Lafayette, Acadiana, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermillion. The station is affiliated with ABC and is owned by Scripps Media. KATC produces shows like Good Morning Acadiana and Friday Night Football.
KADN (News15) is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Lafayette, Louisiana. It is owned by Allen Media Broadcasting. Programs include News15 Today, News15 at 5, and News15 at 10.
KPEL is a news/talk radio station serving the Lafayette community. The station’s show line-up includes “Acadiana’s Morning News” with Rob Kirkpatrick, “Offsides” with Brandon Comeaux, “The Moon Griffon Show,” and “The Ross Report” with Carol Ross. KPEL is owned by Townsquare Media.
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