Jason Saul

Director of Digital Services + Corporate Development

Jason Saul is WWNO's Director of Digital Services, a multimedia journalist and a member of the station's corporate media underwriting team, dedicated to fostering partnerships with local businesses in support of their outreach efforts and WWNO’s fundraising goals.

Jason heads up WWNO's sports desk, is the point person for digital initiatives and social media outreach, and is a spot news and features reporter during major events.

Jason, a native of New York (but a long-time resident of the Crescent City), has an extensive background in traditional, digital and social media, and the intersections between them.

Pages

New Orleans Hornets
11:22 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

Hornets Watch 22-Point Lead Evaporate In Loss To Pacers, 81-75

Anthony Davis with a put-back dunk in the fourth quarter of Saturday night's game at the New Orleans Arena. The Hornets lost to the Pacers 81-75.
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The New Orleans Hornets blew a 17-point halftime lead on the back of their now-customary third quarter sluggishness Saturday night, losing at home to the Indiana Pacers, 81-75.

The Hornets, coming off last night’s 99-94 loss to San Antonio, came out strong to start the game, stripping the Pacers at every opportunity and giving a rare show of power inside. New Orleans shot 42.1 percent in the first quarter, including 10 points in the paint, and converted 7 Indiana turnovers for 7 points.

Read more
New Orleans Hornets
6:32 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

Tonight's Matchup: Pacers at the Hornets

The New Orleans Hornets return home tonight after a long road trip to face the Indiana Pacers, tipping-off at 7 p.m.

The Hornets have lost their last 10 straight, the last win back on Dec. 3 when they pulled out all the stops in overcoming the Milwaukee Bucks 102-81 at home.

Hornets Head Coach Monty Williams doesn’t think it feels strange to return to the Arena after losing on the road the night before.

Read more
College Football
5:18 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

Ragin’ Cajuns Defeat East Carolina in New Orleans Bowl, 43-34

University of Louisiana-Lafayette RB Alonzo Harris, QB Terrance Broadway, Head Coach Mark Hudspeth and K Brett Baer after the game. ULL beat East Carolina 43-34.
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns defeated the East Carolina Pirates 43-34 on Saturday in a wildly-entertaining 12th edition of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in front of a record crowd.

Ragin’ Cajuns fans packed the Superdome for ULL’s second consecutive New Orleans Bowl championship. The official attendance for Saturday’s game was 48,828, beating last year’s record-setting crowd by more than 6,000 fans.

Read more
Mardi Gras 2013
1:27 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Krewe De Jeanne d'Arc 2013 Royal Court

Gretchen Neuenhaus, René Bajeux and Betsie Gambel.
Krewe De Jeanne d'Arc

The Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc announced their 2013 royal court yesterday at the French Market.

Gretchen Neuenhaus, a junior at Mount Carmel Academy, will portray Maid of Honor Joan of Arc, René Bajeux will portray King Charles VII and Betsie Gambel, president of Gambel Communications, will serve as Queen Yolande of Aragon. Gambel is the krewe's first queen.

The krewe parades each year on Jan. 6, which is Joan of Arc's birthday as well as the Feast of the Epiphany, the official start of the Carnival season.

Latest News
12:22 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

LISTEN LIVE: Obama to Announce Kerry as Secretary of State Nominee

NPR News will provide live, anchored coverage of President Obama's announcement of John Kerry as his nominee to be the next Secretary of State.

Melissa Block will host, joined by White House Correspondent Scott Horsley, Congressional Correspondent David Welna and Diplomatic Correspondent Michale Kelemen.

Read more
Latest News
9:52 am
Fri December 21, 2012

LISTEN LIVE: NRA Press Conference

Listen to a live feed of the NRA's first press conference since last week's Newtown shootings, starting at 10 a.m.

This is an unhosted raw audio feed, so it may not start or end as scheduled.

Read more
DWI Checkpoint
12:32 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

New Orleans DWI Checkpoint Tonight

New Orleans police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint "in Orleans Parish" tonight, the department said in a press release.

The NOPD Traffic Division will begin the checkpoint at approximately 9 p.m., and conclude it at approximately 5 a.m. Saturday morning, said Officer Frank Robertson, III. Drivers are advised they will experience minimal delays, and are reminded to have proper documentation on them, including proof of insurance and a driver's license.

The NOPD is required to issue notifications regarding sobriety checkpoints by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Super Bowl XLVII
12:11 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Super Bowl 2013 Traffic Maps

The City of New Orleans has released maps delineating road closures and other traffic restrictions before, during and after this year's Super Bowl, held Feb. 3 at the Superdome.

Find out more, including schedules and venue information, on the city's Super Bowl preparation website.

Updated Jan. 30

Read more
Classical Music
7:02 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Video: Watch Tonight's Philippe Entremont Concert Live

French maestro Phillipe Entremont joins the Loyola Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Beethoven's Triple Concerto tonight, and you can watch live right here on WWNO.org.

U.S. Attorney's Office
1:17 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten Resigns

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten
United States Department of Justice

Jim Letten, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana and head of an office embroiled in a widening scandal involving online posts made by some of his subordinates, announced his resignation during a news conference this morning.

Letten, the longest-serving U.S. Attorney in the nation and a New Orleans native, thanked his law enforcement partners, staff and family, and said his resignation will be effective Dec. 11.

Read more

Pages