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'll discuss the Tricentennial Neighborhood Grants with Scott Hutcheson, advisor to Mayor Mitch Landrieu for Cultural Economy. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, Grammy Award winner Randy Newman chats with WWNO's Paul Maassen about his music and time in the crescent city. Then, New Orleans socialite and party promoter, Larry Morrow stops by to talk about his new book entitled, "All Bets On Me". 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with Dr. Laura Cheever, the Associate Administrator for the Health Resources & Services Administration's HIV/AIDS Bureau. She'll discuss World AIDS Day and the progress being made for individuals living with the disease.

Then, native Mick Behre talks about his one man show which depicts the life story of The Who's drummer, Keith Moon. Behre is joined by Nancy Carlin, director of Keith Moon: The Real Me which is being performed at the Castle Theatre. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat about National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week with representatives from Grace at the Green Light and the New Orleans Women & Children Shelter. Then, Jessica Rosgaard discusses the upcoming mayoral election with The Advocate's Stephanie Grace. 

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

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with Miriam Arkin and Casey Coleman, of Court 13 Arts, about their upcoming Always for Pleasure Festival.  Then, Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to discuss his CityScapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. 

And, the Green Project's Catherine Crowell talks "all things reuseable" as we approach America Recycles Day on November 15th. 

Patrick Melon / Melon the Scribe

On this edition of All Things New Orleans, we discuss the Orleans Public Defenders' 2nd Annual Second Line for Equal Justice. Then, we'll share another episode of the Listening Post. 

And our very own Jess Clark sits down with New Orleans rapper and singer, Pell. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans we'll talk about TedWomen and their upcoming conference with  founder and curator, Pat Mitchell. Then Jessica Rosgaard digs into Chef John Besh's sexual harassment scandal with nola.com/The Times Picayune reporter, Brett Anderson. 

Then we'll share another story from Bring Your Own; a live story-telling series. 

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. 

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