Features

WWNO News Features
10:39 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Times Picayune reporter John Pope on UNO - SUNO merger study

New Orleans – As discussion continues about Governor Jindal's request to study merging the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans, WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Times-Picayune higher education writer, John Pope - who wrote about the merger study this past Sunday.

Read more
WWNO News Features
11:45 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Seafood Purveyors Feel Consumer Anxiety

New Orleans, Louisiana – Nine moths after BP's Macondo Well exploded and oil began gushing into Louisiana's fishing waters, businesses who survive on selling local seafood are still adjusting. Eve Abrams learned that less money and more questions are just part of what local seafood purveyors are having to contend with.

Read more
WWNO News Features
6:05 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

All Things N. O. 1-20-11

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

Read more
WWNO News Features
5:32 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Recreational Fly Fishing Guide Baffled by BP's Claims Process

WWNO News Features
6:40 pm
Thu January 6, 2011

Vietnamese Oyster Shuckers Still Without Work

New Orleans, Louisiana – It's been over eight months since British Petroleum's Macondo oil well explosion devastated Louisiana's coastal ecosystems and the industries which rely on them. Job losses from the disaster have rippled far and wide - extending to a group of Vietnamese women, and friends, living in New Orleans East. Eve Abrams visited with a group of former employees of P & J Oyster House.

Read more
WWNO News Features
2:48 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Randy Newman Returns to New Orleans for Concert with LPO

New Orleans – Singer, songwriter, pianist - and Academy Award-winning composer Randy Newman - returns to New Orleans Friday night, January 7, 2011 - for a concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra - performing several dozen of his classic songs - and suites from four of his film scores. Turns out that movie music - and New Orleans - were among Randy Newman's earliest - and most profound - influences. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

Read more
WWNO News Features
4:21 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Reveillon: The Creole Dining Tradition

WWNO News Features
5:57 pm
Mon December 13, 2010

Cypress Plantings Help Save Coastal Wetlands

WWNO News Features
2:33 pm
Mon December 6, 2010

"Weather Wimps" - from WWNO's New Series of Audio Essays: "Louisiana Moments" - with Ronnie Virgets

New Orleans – Here's another installment in our new series of audio essays - "Louisiana Moments" - with Ronnie Virgets. This time it's weather - and what seems to be our growing obsession with it - that has Ronnie's attention...

To find out more about Ronnie Virgets - and what he's up to these days - please click here .

Read more
WWNO News Features
5:45 pm
Thu December 2, 2010

WWOZ Celebrates 30th Anniversary

New Orleans, LA – Listener-supported radio icon WWOZ makes thirty the first weekend of December. Paul Maassen sat down with the station's general manager to commemorate the milestone.

Beginning at 12pm this coming Saturday, December 4th, WWOZ will celebrate its anniversary with a second line parade on the corner of Elysian Fields and Decatur. A concert will follow at Tipitina's later in the evening. More information is available on WWOZ's website.

Read more

Pages