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The Way Forward: Brain Drain (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-09-08

Duration: 00:06:41

Subjects: Elections, 2023 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2023


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Augustus, Josh Interviewee
  • Wagner, Gary Interviewee


This segment from the September 8, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the brain drain in Louisiana, the outmigration of college educated people under the age of 34. She interviews Josh Augustus, a Baton Rouge resident planning to leave the state, and Gary Wagner, a professor of economics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). This segment is a part of The Way Forward: Election 2023 series.