People

  • Education Reporter

    Mallory Falk is Education Reporter at WWNO, New Orleans Public Radio. Her four-part series on school closures received an Edward R. Murrow award. Prior to joining WWNO, Mallory worked as Communications Director for the youth leadership non...

  • Office Assistant

    Michelle Purdy is WWNO's office assistant. Michelle is a New Orleans native, currently studying Theatre and Film at the University of New Orleans. She loves the entertainment industry and wants to pursue the career field specializing in comedy....

  • Host of Continuum

    Milton has been the co-host (with Thais St. Julien) of Continuum since 1976. He is a true New Orleanean, born on Mardi Gras day, attending P. A. Capdau Grammar School and Warren Easton High School. After completing the five year...

  • Contributor

    Nina Feldman works at American Routes, where she produces the weekly Shortcuts segment. She also contributes regular news features to WWNO, on topics ranging from immigration to criminal justice and urban development. Her work has appeared on...

  • General Manager

    Paul arrived at WWNO as general manager in March 2008.  Since his arrival, Paul has strengthened the station’s finances, introduced new national news and information programs, revamped the digital WWNO2 schedule to complement 89.9, and launched...

  • Executive Council / Host of Out to Lunch

    Peter Ricchiuti is the finance professor you wish you had back in college! His insight and humor have twice made him the top professor at Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business. After a successful career on Wall Street, Ricchiuti...

  • Chief Engineer

    As WWNO’s Chief Engineer, Robert Carroll is responsible for the operation, maintenance, equipment purchases, and new construction related to the broadcast studio, transmitter, and satellite system.  He has twenty-eight years of broadcast...

  • Development and Marketing Manager

    As Development and Marketing Manager, Ron Biava oversees membership and other fundraising activities as well as events, communications, and promotion—with a lot of help from other staff members and volunteers!  Ron came to WWNO in fall 2009...

  • Operations Director

    Ron has held the position of WWNO Operations Director since 1989. He joined the station as a weekend announcer in the Fall of 1982 and has worked as an announcer, producer and news host. Ron has been in broadcasting since 1968 and served as...

  • Underwriting Specialist

    Ryan Bordenave serves as an Underwriting Specialist for WWNO.  In this role, he to assists the business media clients with their on-air strategic marketing while growing the station's underwriting support. Ryan is also involved with the...

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