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Reporter Kiran Chawla Interview (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-03-24

Duration: 00:05:34

Subjects: Journalism


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Chawla, Kiran Interviewee


This segment from the March 24, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Kiran Chawla, the owner of Unfiltered with Kiran, an online news platform based in Baton Rouge. She discusses: losing her job as an investigative reporter at WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge; her decision to start an online news platform; and her lawsuit against the Baton Rouge Police Department to gain access to their press conferences.