Biography - Pratt | LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs

photo: prattEdward Pratt

Pratt is press secretary at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. He has been a reporter and editor with the State-Times and The Advocate newspapers in Baton Rouge and the Orlando Sentinel newspaper. Pratt has won awards from the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, the National Association of Black Journalists, the AP and the Institute for Southern Studies. He was press secretary for Louisiana Lt. Gov. Kathleen Blanco, the Louisiana Department of Labor and Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. He was on Blanco’s public relations team when she was elected governor. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from Southern University and A&M College.