schedule change http://wwno.org en 89.9 WWNO's new schedule http://wwno.org/post/even-better-after-40-899-wwnos-new-schedule <p>Check out our <a href="http://wwno.org/schedule/week" target="_self">new schedule</a> for 89.9 WWNO! And remember, you can find great classical music and a cool mix of jazz all day, every day, online or on air. Tune in to WWNO HD 2 and HD 3 to find out more.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:45:04 +0000 WWNO Staff 14495 at http://wwno.org More information about our schedule change http://wwno.org/post/more-information-about-our-schedule-change <p>Confused about what our schedule changes mean? Want more detailed info? Just in the mood to dig a little deeper? Here&#39;s a list of some of the most common questions we&#39;ve been asked, and some answers, too!</p><p><strong><em>I heard that WWNO is changing. What does that mean?</em></strong></p><p>Based on more than three years of audience research, WWNO is changing its programming to provide more news and cultural programs <em>and</em> more classical music.&nbsp; Here is the plan for the new schedule:</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:44:24 +0000 WWNO Staff 14465 at http://wwno.org WWNO announces new local news collaboration http://wwno.org/post/wwno-announces-new-local-news-collaboration <p>In conjunction with today&rsquo;s expansion of its radio news programs, WWNO is announcing the creation of a community news-gathering collaboration that will increase local news coverage on both broadcast and digital platforms. The news operation will introduce content from a trio of nonprofit news and information partners, bringing together experienced local journalists at a critical point in the renewal of our city, region and community.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:30:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 16281 at http://wwno.org Award-Winning WWNO Producer Diane Mack to Host New Half-Hour Version of "Inside the Arts" http://wwno.org/post/award-winning-wwno-producer-diane-mack-host-new-half-hour-version-inside-arts <p>Starting Tuesday, July 24 at 1:00 p.m. 89.9 WWNO&#39;s long-running, multi-award-winning feature series <em>Inside the Arts</em>&nbsp;will debut in a new half-hour version hosted by Diane Mack. WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten picks up the story.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:35:08 +0000 Fred Kasten 16045 at http://wwno.org Writer and Literary Critic Susan Larson's "The Reading Life" Moves to New Times on 89.9 WWNO http://wwno.org/post/writer-and-literary-critic-susan-larsons-reading-life-moves-new-times-899-wwno <p>Starting next Tuesday, July 24, <em>The Reading Life&nbsp;</em>with host Susan Larson will move to new times on the 89.9 WWNO schedule: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m., and Sundays at noon. Susan Larson recently talked with WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten about the development and evolution of <em>The Reading Life</em>.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:32:53 +0000 Fred Kasten 15985 at http://wwno.org Award-Winning Journalist Michel Martin and "Tell Me More" to Join WWNO Lineup July 23rd http://wwno.org/post/award-winning-journalist-michel-martin-and-tell-me-more-join-wwno-lineup-july-23rd <p><em>Tell Me More</em>&nbsp;is one of the most recent additions to NPR&#39;s roster of high-quality news and information programs.&nbsp; It joins the 89.9 WWNO schedule Monday, July 23, and will air weekday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.</p><p><em>Tell Me More</em>&nbsp;is hosted by former <em>Washington Post</em>, <em>Wall Street Journal</em> and ABC News journalist Michel Martin &mdash; who recently talked with WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten about <em>Tell Me More</em>&nbsp;and how she got involved.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:08:11 +0000 Fred Kasten 15640 at http://wwno.org WWNO's Louisiana Eats! with Poppy Tooker Expands to Full Hour Starting July 25 http://wwno.org/post/wwnos-louisiana-eats-poppy-tooker-expands-full-hour-starting-july-25 <p>Starting the week of July 23, a top-notch slate of NPR News and information programs &mdash; including <em>On Point</em>, <em>Here and Now</em>&nbsp;and <em>Tell Me More</em>&nbsp;&mdash; will join the 89.9 WWNO weekday lineup.</p><p>At the same time, one of the station&#39;s most popular local programs, Poppy Tooker&#39;s&nbsp;<em>Louisiana Eats!</em>, will move to new times &mdash; Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. &mdash; and expand to a full hour. Poppy Tooker recently talked with WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten about the origins of <em>Louisiana Eats!</em>&nbsp;and plans for the expanded version.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:58:00 +0000 Fred Kasten 15553 at http://wwno.org Tulane Finance Professor and Investment Expert Peter Ricchiuti to Host "Out to Lunch" on 89.9 WWNO http://wwno.org/post/tulane-finance-professor-and-investment-expert-peter-ricchiuti-host-out-lunch-899-wwno <p>The people behind New Orleans&#39; transformation into the nation&#39;s top city for young entrepreneurs is who you&#39;ll meet on <em>Out to Lunch</em>&nbsp;with Peter Ricchiuti&nbsp;&mdash; which joins the 89.9 WWNO lineup Monday afternoon, July 23 at 1:00 p.m. &nbsp;Ricchiuti recently talked with WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten about <em>Out to Lunch</em>, and how the program got started...</p><p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 22:06:33 +0000 Fred Kasten 15477 at http://wwno.org Music Inside Out: Three Degrees of David Torkanowsky http://wwno.org/post/music-inside-out-three-degrees-david-torkanowsky <p>Forget &quot;Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.&quot; In New Orleans, it&#39;s more fun to play three degrees of David Torkanowsky.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 23:05:41 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 15176 at http://wwno.org Award-Winning Journalist Tom Ashbrook and "On Point" Join 89.9 WWNO Lineup July 23rd http://wwno.org/post/award-winning-journalist-tom-ashbrook-and-point-join-899-wwno-lineup-july-23rd <p>Starting Monday, July&nbsp;23, New Orleans&nbsp;listeners will be able to hear NPR&#39;s <a href="http://wwno.org/programs/point" target="_self"><em>On Point</em></a>&nbsp;weekday mornings from 9 -&nbsp;11 a.m. on 89.9 WWNO. <em>On Point</em>&nbsp;is&nbsp;one of the best, most compelling news and information programs on radio, with its daily two-hour blend of expert guests and listener&nbsp;calls conducted&nbsp;with great skill, intelligence and insight by host Tom&nbsp;Ashbrook.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:27:02 +0000 Fred Kasten 15194 at http://wwno.org