Janae Pierre

All Things Considered Host

Janae Pierre is the station’s local host of the NPR weekday afternoon news program All Things Considered. She also hosts WWNO’s weekly news and culture program All Things New Orleans.

Pierre is a native of New Orleans and a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She has worked and volunteered with several different media organizations, notably the New Orleans Tribune and local radio station WBOK 1230 AM, where she began as a college intern. For the last five years she has been a popular WBOK drive-time on-air host and community events director. Pierre is listed on Radio Ink's 2017 Future African American Leaders in Radio, she's the recipient of the 2015 Sophie Aramburo Servant/Leader Award, and was named Producer of the Year by eXposed Magazine in 2014.

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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we chat with Laine Kaplan-Levenson, host of WWNO's Tripod: New Orleans @ 300. The podcast will launch it's third season with an hour long special, Haiti & New Orleans: Is the Feeling Mutual. 

Then, Noam Back joins us to discuss the 7th annual Nola to Angola bike ride. 

We'll also share the Secretary of State's projections on voter turnout out as we approach election day. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll share the latest episode of the Listening Post, which focuses on New Orleanians who are in recovery from a gunshot wound.  

Then we'll discuss the upcoming Ponderosa Stomp Festival, an event that celebrates the music and lives of American music's unsung heroes. And, we'll share another story from Bring Your Own; a live storytelling series. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with actress, Samantha Beaulieu and director, Lauren E. Turner, about MOJO: A Black Love Story & STRING; a double feature play presented by Southern Rep Theatre and No Dream Deferred. Then, the Advocate's Jeff Adelson discusses why thousands of Sewerage & Water Board customers were overcharged on their water bills in previous months. 

This week on All Things New Orleans, Richard Campanella joins us to talk about his Cityscapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. This month's column focuses on Algiers and how it became part of New Orleans.

We'll also chat about the life and legacy of Louis A. Martinet,  his role during the Reconstruction Era and the founding of the Greater New Orleans Martinet Society

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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we discuss the kinks in the city's drainage system with The Advocate's Jeff Adelson. Then we'll share another episode of the Listening Post, which focuses on student transportation in New Orleans. 

And we'll share a story from Bring Your Own, our live story-telling series. 

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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we discuss TV One's original movie "When Love Kills" with leading actors Niatia "Lil Mama" Kirkland and Lance Gross. Then Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to talk about this month's Cityscapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. 

And we'll chat with Lisa Manzella, General Manager at The Shops at Canal Place about their Summertime Blues Food Hop & Shop which benefits Team Gleason.

This week on All Things New Orleans, we'll introduce WWNO's new education reporter Jess Clark.  Then Councilman-At-Large, Jason Williams, talks about major shakeups at the Sewerage & Water Board a week after flooding in neighborhoods across the Crescent City. 

And Cuba native, Alexey Marti, shares his new album entitled "Travesia". 

This week on All Things New Orleans we share an episode of the Listening Post, which focuses on the impact of the national opioid epidemic. Then, we'll discuss a civic engagement social featuring Mayor Mitch Landrieu hosted by Engage NOLA; and another story from Bring Your Own, a live story-telling series. 

On this edition of All Things New Orleans we chat with Amber Harper, Run 4 All Women Ambassador. Then, Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to discuss his Cityscapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune . 

We'll also discuss the Kellogg Foundation's Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative with Flozell Daniels Jr, President/CEO of the Foundation for Louisiana. And political analyst, Dr. Silas Lee talks about the city's mayoral race and the candidates on the ballot. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll discuss a small community's suit against a chemical plant in LaPlace. Then we'll chat about the 5th annual Millennial Awards in conjunction with GNO Inc's Emerge Summit.

And Jessica Rosgaard sits down with Executive Director of the Office of Community Development, Pat Forbes, to talk about Louisiana's flood recovery efforts.

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