40th Anniversary http://wwno.org en A Quick History of WWNO at 40 http://wwno.org/post/quick-history-wwno-40 <p>John Batson was General Manager of WWNO&nbsp;throughout a period that saw numerous achievements, including improved transmission across the region, acquisition of KTLN to serve the Houma - Thibodeaux area better, and locally-produced programs, like <em>Crescent City.&nbsp;</em>Before retiring, John wrote this history of the station.</p><p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:36:31 +0000 John Batson 8320 at http://wwno.org WWNO Celebrates 40th Anniversary http://wwno.org/post/wwno-celebrates-40th-anniversary <p>40 years ago today &mdash;&nbsp;February 27, 1972 &mdash; 89.9 WWNO signed&nbsp;on the air, bringing New Orleans-area listeners&nbsp;a widely varied schedule of programming, including&nbsp;NPR News, classical music and jazz. One of the station&#39;s original staffers was a 19-year-old UNO student named Tom Fitzmorris, who went on to build a fine&nbsp;career as a radio talk show host, restaurant&nbsp;critic and writer in the Crescent&nbsp;City. WWNO&#39;s&nbsp;Fred Kasten has the story...</p><p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:38:35 +0000 Fred Kasten 6089 at http://wwno.org Celebrate WWNO's 40th Anniversary! http://wwno.org/post/celebrate-wwnos-40th-anniversary <p>Amid&nbsp;everything that we are doing here at 89.9 WWNO, we are also squeezing in a commemoration of our 40th Anniversary. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:34:07 +0000 Paul Maassen 6068 at http://wwno.org A Special Anniversary Message from NPR's Robert Siegel http://wwno.org/post/special-anniversary-message-nprs-robert-siegel <p>Take a listen to a special anniversary message from <em>All Things Considered</em> host Robert Siegel.</p><p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:09:02 +0000 WWNO Staff 6062 at http://wwno.org