McNamara departed WWL for Phoenix in 2006 when his wife, Sandy Breland, then WWL’s news director, took a TV station management job in Phoenix.
They’ve since returned to Louisiana. Breland is general manager of WAFB in Baton Rouge.
McNamara has been working on his own video-production company, Bayou Digital Media, and recently produced a series of “Green 4 Louisiana” environmental documentaries for WWL (which recently garnered a Suncoast Regional Emmy Award nomination).
McNamara will continue to reside in Baton Rouge with his family while creating sometimes entirely on his own, including writing, shooting and editing — pieces that will air under the slogan “The Heart of Louisiana.” More…