About the Bayou Brief

We Share the Stories of Louisiana

Est. 2017

The Bayou Brief is Louisiana’s first and only digital publication entirely funded entirely by our readers. Since 2017, we have published more than 700 long-form and research-intensive reports, essays, stories, and commentaries as well as dozens of photo essays, videos, and podcasts, all of which are available for free.

Our work has been referenced and credited by multiple news publications, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review, the Daily Beast and Esquire, and by several state and national media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.