Jason Saul is WWNO's Director of Digital Services and a member of the station's development team. Jason helps create, plan and fund complex multiplatform editorial and music projects in a high-growth environment serving a substantial audience throughout Greater New Orleans -- and beyond.
A journalist and a technologist, Jason helps guide a growing editorial team through multimedia training opportunities, support and coaching sessions, and through active involvement in the distribution of New Orleans Public Radio's work on emergent platforms including podcasts, smartphone apps and social media. He interacts with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in the promotion of projects, to engender goodwill and community involvement, and to develop sources and newsroom champions.
Jason has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Urban Studies and Planning -- with concentrations in hazard policy analysis and in public culture -- from the University of New Orleans, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree. Prior to his work at WWNO, Jason was the managing partner of a small technology and marketing firm, and for several years before that he served as a producer on the national arts, music and culture program American Routes.
Jason is a native of New York, NY, and an ardent pizza and bagel enthusiast.