Diane Mack

Announcer & Producer

"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 Orleanian with a background in television broadcast journalism. She is a graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.

Diane has worked in various markets around the state. She started at KATC-TV in Lafayette as reporter and morning news anchor. Diane moved back home to New Orleans in 1982 where she joined the news staff of WDSU-TV as a general assignment reporter. In 1993, Diane joined WWNO's staff, hosting news programs, a classical music show, and the "Friends of Music" concert series. She is also an award-winning producer for the station's cultural arts radio feature Inside the Arts.

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WWNO News Features
5:13 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Long Hot Summer circa 1860

What New Orleanians did to beat the heat during mid 19th century summers.

Photography
5:00 am
Thu July 10, 2008

George Long's "Katrina Days"

The New Orleans photographer's latest work is a personal testament to the storm's destruction and to the resiliency of those who call New Orleans home.

Features
5:16 am
Thu July 3, 2008

National Travellng Exhibit Debuts at Essence Fest

National talk show host and author Tavis Smiley picks New Orleans to premiere "America I Am", a mobile celebration of African Americans' impact on this country.

Dance
3:26 am
Fri June 27, 2008

New Orleans Dance Festival Celebrates African and Caribbean Traditions

Put your dancing shoes on and shake a tail feather! The 12th Annual New Orleans Dance Festival kicks off next week as international dance instructors will be in town celebrating African and Caribbean dance traditions found in New Orleans culture.

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Inside the Arts
4:34 am
Tue June 24, 2008

"Hansel and Gretel" Comes to Tulane

The Patchwork Players Perform "Hansel and Gretel" at Tulane's Newcomb Campus.

Festivals
2:25 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Three Festivals, One Weekend!

The French Quarter hosts the "New Orleans Vieux To Do" this weekend.

Arts & Culture
6:36 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Gifted young musician at "Trinity".

12-year-old Moldovan prodigy Simion Gronic will perform at Trinity Artist Series.

Music
12:56 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Young artists collabarate for concert

The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra and NORD/NOBA come together for family event.

Music Alive Ensemble
12:36 am
Fri May 23, 2008

"Music Alive" comes home this weekend

A unique ensemble of Jazz and Classical musicians are gearing up for a homecoming this weekend. Under the direction of violinist Rachel Jordan, the Music Alive Ensemble, a unique ensemble of Classical and Jazz musicians will perform in New Orleans for the first time in since Hurricane Katrina.

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Arts & Culture
3:21 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Navratilova serves up tennis art at Lemieux Galleries

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is serving new strokes. With a tennis ball and racquet in hand, she is making her mark these days, on canvas.

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