Blake Hanson is an award-winning journalist for WDSU Newschannel 6 (NBC) in New Orleans, La. His reporting has been broadcast on CNN, The Weather Channel, NBC Nightly News, and on local news stations in nearly every market in America.
Blake has a knack for covering the big stories. When Hurricane Isaac tracked toward New Orleans, he reported live from the first signs of flooding in southeaste Louisiana. When an oil platform exploded in the gulf, he was the only reporter to get aboard a boat and report from the scene. When passengers who were stranded aboard the Carnival Triump got stranded again on a broken down bus, he was the first reporter to uncover the story and talk to a passenger.