Meg Gatto, FOX 8 New Orleans

Meg Gatto

FOX 8 New Orleans

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Past:
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • WAFB
  • KPLC
  • KSLA News 12
  • WFSB Channel 3
  • WNEM TV5
  • WBTV News

Past articles by Meg:

Baton Rouge nurse on a personal mission to save lives amid the pandemic

A Baton Rouge woman is on a mission to get people vaccinated against Covid-19. For Carla Brown, this mission, is personal, saving lives. → Read More

Northshore teen and her mom urge vaccinations after battle with COVID

A healthy 15-year-old on the North Shore contracts COVID-19, leaving her incredibly ill for over a week. Now, her mom has a powerful message for those debating if they should vaccinate their kids. → Read More

Couple visiting New Orleans robbed inside Marriott hotel room

A couple in town for a convention says they woke up to find a burglar inside their Marriott hotel room over the weekend. → Read More

French Quarter residents concerned about safety amid sidewalk project

Neighbors call a sidewalk repair project in the French Quarter, a nightmare. In a FOX 8 Defenders report, they explain why they’re so upset as the work has halted with huge holes left behind. → Read More

The ties that bind: Long lost cousins find out they have been in each other’s live all along

A chance call five months ago changed the lives of two Northshore families. → Read More

Mount Carmel grad on the verge of winning worldwide baking competition

A Mount Carmel and LSU grad is within reach of beating out some 20,000 other people to be declared the greatest baker. Baleigh Callaghan credits the power of social media and a creative mind, for helping her get this far. → Read More

Local family extra thankful after daughter finishes cancer treatment

On this holiday, one local family is extra thankful. → Read More

Businesses learning to make it work amid pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on many businesses, some are actually thriving right now. Whether it’s because they’ve got a commodity that people want or they’ve adjusted their business model to fit this new world, they’re making it work. → Read More

Dedicated group of people provide critical lifeline for seniors amid pandemic

When the pandemic began, it threatened a critical lifeline for so many seniors in our area. But thanks to a special group of people, the elderly didn't go hungry. → Read More

9-year-old testifies before lawmakers after controversial BB gun suspension in virtual class

The Jefferson Parish nine-year-old who was suspended from school for having a BB gun in his home, testified before lawmakers in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning. → Read More

Vandals cause thousands of dollars worth of damage at City Park

Vandals cause thousands of dollars worth of damage at City Park → Read More

New Orleans 311 hotline slammed with reports of non-compliant businesses

As COVID-19 cases across New Orleans continue to rise, the city’s 311 helpline to report non-compliant businesses, is slammed. → Read More

Four candidates vie for Orleans District Attorney’s seat

With the announcement that Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro is retiring, focus now shifts to the four candidates who qualified to take over his seat.With just 100 days until election day, FOX 8 political analyst Mike Sherman says the race is about to heat up, quickly. → Read More

Local musician wants guns in exchange for trumpets

He’s known for his skills on the trumpet but now, musician Shamarr Allen is lending his talents in another way, trying to stop the violence that plagues New Orleans streets. → Read More

Blaine Kern, “Mister Mardi Gras” dies at 93

93-year-old Blaine Kern has died. Kern founded "Blaine Kern Artists", responsible for designing, building and staging most of the region's largest carnival parades. → Read More

Blaine Kern, “Mr. Mardi Gras” dies at 93

93-year-old Blaine Kern has died. Kern founded "Blaine Kern Artists", responsible for designing, building and staging most of the region's largest carnival parades. → Read More

Birthday party leaves 18 in Texas family with coronavirus

A surprise birthday party that resulted in 18 people testing positive for the coronavirus has left a North Texas man horrified as his father continues to fight for his life in a hospital intensive care unit. → Read More

Airbnb offering housing for medical workers and essential workers

Airbnb is teaming up with the City of New Orleans to house medical workers and other essential personnel so they can self-isolate from their families during the pandemic. → Read More

Ochsner Health System CEO says COVID-19 cases going down, but serious financial hit coming

Ochsner Health System expects to take a large financial hit because of the coronavirus, according to CEO Warner Thomas. → Read More

Ochsner brings in more workers after 50 employees test positive for COVID-19

More than 300 Ochsner employees are in quarantine right now with 50 of them testing positive for COVID-19. → Read More