Born and raised in Carencro/Lafayette, Brandon Comeaux has worked in the Lafayette market since 2007. His opportunity to work in radio came while he was a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Brandon started his radio career as a part-time worker with KPEL1420am ESPN Radio, producing sports games and giving halftime reports. Brandon has hosted numerous sports shows on ESPN 1420 - from postgame scoreboard shows to sports talk shows. Eventually, Brandon also began producing and board operating for Newstalk 96.5 KPEL FM. He has also interim-hosted two shows on KPEL - Your Afternoon Drive Home and Acadiana's Morning News - while serving as a news anchor/reporter. Brandon also works as the producer for the Moon Griffon Show. In February 2017, Brandon teamed up with Shannon Wilkerson to host OFFSIDES, a talk show dedicated to discussing issues you deal with and discuss everyday. In addition to this, Brandon is one of the broadcasters for the Lafayette High Game of the Week on KPEL. Brandon lives in Lafayette with his beautiful wife, Hannah.
Gas Tax Hike Fails Without La. House Vote
There will be no gas tax hike passed during the 2017 legislative session.
Who Has The Best Burgers? – “Lafayette Food Junkie Show”
Paul Krato was the guest co-host on this edition of the "Lafayette Food Junkie Show."
16% Of Millennials Still Sleep With Childhood Sleeping Companions
Best Mattress Brand surveyed over 2,000 Americans about their sleeping habits and found the largest group that still sleeps with childhood sleeping companions are millennials - 16%.
UPDATE: Suspects Arrested For Armed Robbery In Lafayette
Tuesday morning, two suspects described as black males allegedly robbed a business in the 200 block of Macon Street.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Pinhook Rd. Shooting
The suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon at a motel in Jennings.
I-10 Lane Closures For This Week
There will be lane closures happening through Thursday night this week as crews continue construction of the I-10 cable barrier system.
Bridge Replacement Closes Carencro Road For Nearly 3 Months
Construction on a bridge in Carencro will cause a road closure for nearly three months
CASA Honors KPEL’s Bernadette Lee With Statewide Award
Bernie has been named Media Professional of the Year as part of the Go Blue for Kids Awards, which honors people in the community who constantly stand up with CASA for abused and neglected children.
I-10 Lane Closures Happening This Week On The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
There will be nightly alternating lane closures happening in both directions on Wednesday and Thursday on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge in St. Martin and Iberville Parishes.
I-10 Lane Closures In Baton Rouge This Week
Starting today, there will be alternating lane closures happening on I-10 Westbound above College Drive.