People

  • Saturday Host

    Cynthia is WWNO’s Saturday host.  She followed a BFA in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design with stints as an actress (Aliens) and recording artist (Red Flame/Virgin 10 Records) in New York, London and Los Angeles –...

  • Producer & Morning Edition Host

    "This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."

    Many of you awake to that greeting each morning as Diane brings you the day's news as WWNO's host for NPR's Morning Edition. Diane is a native New...

  • News Reporter

    Eileen is a news reporter and producer for WWNO. She researches, reports and produces the local daily news items. Eileen relocated to New Orleans in 2008 after working as a writer and producer with the Associated Press in Washington, D.C. for...

  • Producer

    Eve Abrams first fell in love with stories listening to her grandmother tell them; it’s been an addiction ever since.

    Eve is a radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator....

  • Former News Director

    Eve Troeh was WWNO's first-ever News Director, hired to start the local news department in 2013. She left WWNO in 2017 to serve as Sustainability Editor at Marketplace. 

  • Classical Music Producer

    A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and alumnus of the University of New Orleans, Farrar Hudkins served WWNO as Announcer/Producer, Chief Announcer, Chief Classical Announcer/Producer, and interim Music Manager, between August 2001 and May...

  • Host of Music Inside Out

    Gwen Thompkins is a New Orleans native, NPR veteran and host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, where she brings to bear the knowledge and experience she amassed as senior editor of Weekend Edition, an East Africa correspondent, the holder of...

  • Membership Manager

    Hallie Sheck joined the team at WWNO in the summer of 2011 while studying to get her Masters of Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans.

    Prior to enrolling in the university, Hallie’s past experience was predominantly in...

  • Corporate Development Specialist

    Holly Hobbs earned her PhD from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2015. In 2012, she founded the NOLA Hip-Hop Archive, a digital archive of hip-hop music and oral history housed at the Amistad Research Center.

    Hobbs has worked as a...

  • Producer

    Ian covers food culture and dining in New Orleans through his weekly commentary series Where Y’Eat. 

    Ian is also a staff writer for the daily newspaper the New Orleans Advocate, covering the culture, personality and trends behind the...

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