WWL Carnival 2017
Mike Scott, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Carnival 2017 on the air
Even before Mardi Gras parades hit the streets Tuesday morning (Feb. 28), New Orleans’ TV personalities were already getting in the Carnival spirit. TV coverage started bright and early at WWL-Ch. 4, WDSU-Ch. 6 and WVUE-Ch. 8, and -- as has become tradition -- the reporting and anchor crews for each were showing off their Mardi Gras costumes.
Scroll down for a look at them, and check back as we'll add to this gallery throughout the morning:
Nicondra Norwood on Mardi Gras 2017
Screengrab via WVUE
A 'Hidden Figures' tribute
Meanwhile, over in the WVUE studio, meteorologist Niconondra Norwood paid tribute to Katherine Johnson and the other space aces from the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures.” It’s worth noting her Carnival forecast: warm and mostly dry.