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.

Ways to Connect

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans our education reporter, Jess Clark, chats with author Walter C. Stern about his new book "Race and Education in New Orleans". Then, we'll discuss the medical marijuana program in Texas with Morris Denton, CEO of Compassionate Cultivation

And later, Jessica Rosgaard checks in with Cityscapes columnist Richard Campanella. 

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll share details about a bus ride to the National Memorial for Peace & Justice presented by Ubuntu Village NOLA and Peace by Piece NOLA. Then, Jessica Rosgaard discusses a recent report on an increase in women running for political office in New Orleans. 

Gus Bennett

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we're talking all things Jazz Fest! First we'll check in with Snug Harbor's Jason Patterson; he'll share a list of headliners for their Jazz Fest after shows. Then, reporter Natalie Yahr brings us a special postcard from the festival grounds. 

Patrick Melon / Melon the Scribe

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. about Xavier University's Campus Jazz Festival and more. Then, the Data Center's Allison Plyer discusses findings from their newest report, The Prosperity Index: Tricentennial Edition

On tihs edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with Dr. Peter Reynaud, volunteer with Doctors without Borders, about their traveling exhibit "Forced From Home". Then, Jessica Rosgaard checks in with CityScapes columnist Richard Campanella. 

And later, we'll chat with Natasha Harris, saxophonist for the Original Pinettes Brass Band

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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, reporter Jess Clark talks with the author of a new report on New Orleans prisons; and host Janae Pierre talks with members of The Graduates, an ensemble of formerly-incarcerated women, about the Beyond Incarceration Summit this weekend; and learns how to make a proper sazerac.

Jason Saul

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, the editorial team of Unprisoned discusses the next season of their podcast, which tells the stories of individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. Then, WWNO's Membership Manager, Hallie Sheck, joins me to discuss ways to donate to your favorite public radio station. 

Patrick Melon / Melon the Scribe

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat a bit about Super Sunday with Bertrand Butler, director of the Mardi Gras Indian Council. Then, a local event leads the city's youth to dance for social change

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

The Idea Village

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll discuss the upcoming New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) with Executive Producer, Victoria Adams Phipps. The 10 year anniversary of NOEW will be celebrated while leveraging the theme: Connect in a City Like No Other

And guess what? Another U.S. city is celebrating their Tricentennial this year as well! Megan Lagrone joins us to talk all things San Antonio

Deji Osinulu

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll discuss Chef Tunde Wey's social experiment, SAARTJ, which confronts the racial wealth gap in New Orleans. Then, Jessica Rosgaard returns with Cityscapes columnist Richard Campanella. 

And later, we'll chat about Hike the Lafitte Greenway, a free community event happening Saturday, March 10th.

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