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.

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6:31 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

How Hurricane Isaac Could Affect Gulf Drilling and the Texas Coast

Lead in text: 
Hurricane Isaac could bring significant weather conditions to more than a thousand drilling rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices are already on the rise.
Updated: Sometime Tuesday, Hurricane Isaac could bring significant weather conditions to more than a thousand drilling rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices are already on the rise. As you can see in the map to the right by Accuweather, there are several Gulf drilling regions that are under a "high" or "moderate" threat by the storm.
Hurricane Isaac
6:11 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Cleco Interactive Outage Tracking Map

Hurricane Isaac
5:21 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

WATCH: Mayor Landrieu's Latest Press Conference

The 3 p.m. New Orleans press conference, in its entirety:

5:06 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Flood Protection Infographic

Lead in text: 
Among the many projects in the $10 billion restoration of New Orleans’ 133-mile levee system, three in particular will play key roles in protecting the city from its next big hurricane.
Among the many projects in the $10 billion restoration of New Orleans' 133-mile levee system, three in particular will play key roles in protecting the city from its next big hurricane.
Hurricane Isaac
4:55 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Updated Hurricane Isaac Rainfall and Windspeed Maps

National Weather Service

The latest projected rainfall and tropical storm-force windspeed maps from the National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center.

Maps will be reposted as conditions change.

Hurricane Isaac
4:36 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Orleans Criminal District Court closed through Wednesday

The Orleans Parish Criminal District court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the court said in a statement on its website.

However, Magistrate Court will open for proceedings at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Jurors scheduled to serve during the remainder of the month of August are excused from duty, the Court said.

Hurricane Isaac
4:31 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Orleans Parish Civil District Court closed through Wednesday

Orleans Parish Civil District Court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the Court said in a statement on its website.

The closure includes the Civil Clerk of Court, First and Second City courts and clerks' offices, as well as the Civil Clerk of Court Mortgage, Conveyance and Archives offices.

Citizens with questions are advised to call 1-866-501-2038.

Hurricane Isaac
3:04 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

WATCH: President Obama Speaks on Preparing for Hurricane Isaac

President Obama discusses steps FEMA and other federal and local agencies are taking to keep Gulf Coast residents safe and minimize the damage from approaching Hurricane Isaac.

Hurricane Isaac
2:58 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

St. Charles Parish schools to remain closed through Labor Day

St. Charles Parish public schools will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4, the parish announced today in a news release posted on its Facebook page.

All schools will remain closed during this time, and all athletic events, including those this weekend, are canceled.

Hurricane Isaac
2:53 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Pearl River announces curfew

The Town of Pearl River has enacted a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, Mayor James Lavigne's office said today.

The curfew will be in effect until further notice.

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