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Chris Reed

I‘ve been in radio for over a decade, and part of the HOT 107-9 staff for three of those years. I started out doing nights, eventually becoming the morning show host. When I’m not on-air I enjoy playing basketball, tennis, golf, and working out at the gym. I also love to add to my music library, addicted to finding the next "big song." I also DJ in nightclubs across Acadiana. My proudest moment in my career came in the summer of 2013 when I was able to help get a family an air conditioner for their home. When I told their story on-air, two Lafayette businessmen came to their aid. My motivation is to be the best I can be and to make at least one person smile listening to my show. I’m blessed to have never “worked” one day in my career. If you love what you do, it’s not "work."
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U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany Visits Hot 107-9 To Discuss Hurricane Isaac Preparations [AUDIO]

U.S. Congressman Dr. Charles Boustany was in the HOT 107-9 studio this morning to discuss what measures both state and local governments have taken in preparation for Hurricane Isaac. Dr. Boustany further explained why Lafayette Parish declared a state of emergency prior to the storm arriving.

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Government Officials Issue Warnings As Isaac Sweeps Across Louisiana

As Hurricane Isaac continues to sweep across the state of Louisiana government officials on all levels are reminding citizens to take this storm serious. We have already received reports of people stranded in Plaquemines Parish as water breached the levee system due to the storm surge.

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Plaquemines Parish Man Trapped In Attic Calls WWL-TV In New Orleans [VIDEO]

 

We just played this interview on the radio---a man trapped in his attic in Plaquemines Parish called a New Orleans television station, WWL-TV, and described what brought he and his family into their attic. As we reported, water appears to have breached the levees in Plaquemines Parish due to the rising tide and storm surge.

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Last Minute Supplies Are Still Available In Lafayette As You Prepare For Isaac

If you are making last minute preparations for Hurricane Isaac, we want you to know that there are still supplies available in stores around Lafayette and surrounding areas. We have confirmed that some stores still have gas tanks, generators, batteries, water, and other supplies.

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KATC’s Dave Baker Was Back In-Studio To Discuss The Latest On Tropical Storm Isaac [AUDIO]

We were fortunate this morning to have KATC TV-3 Meteorologist Dave Baker back in studio with Chris Reed to discuss the latest on Tropical Storm Isaac. Hear what Dave had to say in regards to what Acadiana can expect from this approaching storm.

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Hotel Room Vacancies Are Scarce In Acadiana As Hurricane Isaac Approaches Louisiana

As Hurricane Isaac approaches the Louisiana gulf coast, more and more Louisiana residents from the southern parishes of the state are evacuating to the northern most parishes of the state. With that, there are not many vacant hotel rooms left in Acadiana.

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The UL Ragin Cajun Football Team Unveils Their Mickey Shunick Decal

About a week ago, we reported that that the UL football program would be placing a decal on their football helmets for the 2012 football season in honor of UL student Mickey Shunick. Now, courtesy of KATC-TV 3, we have our first look at the decal.

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KATC TV-3 Meteorologist Dave Baker Visits Chris Reed To Discuss The Latest On Tropical Storm Isaac [AUDIO]

If you missed it earlier this morning, KATC-TV Meteorologist Dave Baker was in-studio with Chris Reed to discuss the latest on Tropical Storm Isaac. Hear what Dave has to say in regards to potential threats to Acadiana and beyond.

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