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Members Make It Possible
1:02 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Jameeta Youngblood on Becoming a Sustaining Member

Jameeta Youngblood.
Janet Wilson WWNO

WWNO's business manager is a member, too! Jameeta Youngblood explains why she became a sustaining member, rather than a dollar-a-day member like she's been in the past.

"It was easier for me to become a sustaining member," Jameeta said. "I felt like I wouldn't have to constantly be reminded to renew my membership, it would automatically happen. I just felt it was something easy for me to do and a lot less work for the membership staff."

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Membership Drive
12:34 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Photos From Our Membership Drive

General Manager Paul Maassen explaining why we need you to join as a sustaining member.
Janet Wilson WWNO

Take a look at some of the photos from our Spring Membership Drive, already in full swing! Thanks so much to all of our donors and volunteers, and to you for making New Orleans public radio possible.

Gratitude!  That’s what we at WWNO feel at during our membership drive. With the support of hundreds of donors in the last few days, not to mention many others who gave to our Lagniappe Fund earlier this month, we have had a very successful drive so far — but we’re not done yet!

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Members Make It Possible
10:06 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Meet Volunteer Doug Christian

Volunteer Doug Christian.
Janet Wilson WWNO

Doug Christian's youngest brother works in public radio in Kansas, so that's where his donations go.

But Doug is a New Orleanian and avid WWNO listener. "I have this tremendous guilt that I am not supporting the station here."

So what does he do? Doug volunteers.

"I spend my time here, and spend my money there."

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Members Make It Possible
9:01 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Meet Volunteer Stephanie Reed

Artist and membership drive volunteer Stephanie Reed.
Stephanie Reed

Listener Stephanie Reed says she searched out two things right away when she moved to New Orleans from Maine three years ago: her local farmers market and WWNO.

"That's a good way to feel at home in a new place," Stephanie told WWNO's Fred Kasten.

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Members Make It Possible
2:58 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Terry Gross on Becoming a Sustaining Member

Fresh Air's Terry Gross.
Will Ryan

Fresh Air's Terry Gross has a message for WWNO's listeners: become a sustaining member.

Sustaining membership is an ongoing gift from your bank account, or credit or debit card. It's quick and easy to set up, and takes the hassle out of remembering to keep up with your gifts.

Keeping great programming like Fresh Air on the air here in New Orleans is important. Coverage like ours is rare, valuable and necessary — and your help makes a big difference.

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Spring Membership Drive
9:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Looking for Something New to Do? Want to Feel Good Doing It? Volunteer!

You can have this much fun, too! Volunteer at WWNO.
Janet Wilson WWNO

Join our volunteer team today! Our most immediate opportunity is quickly approaching — the Spring Membership Drive, March 8 - 15.

It's simple. Just click this link, follow the two-step sign up process, and find the calendar with available shifts.

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Fall Membership Drive
10:07 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Fall Membership Drive A Smashing Success!

It's on! Men vs Women Thursday. And, as of now, the women are in the lead. In the left corner, representing the men: General Manager Paul Maassen. In the right corner, representing the women, Phyllis Jordan!
Janet Wilson WWNO

Gratitude! That's what we at WWNO feel at the conclusion of our Fall Membership Drive, which took place from Oct. 19-26. With the support of over 1000 donors in the last ten days, not to mention many others who gave to our Lagniappe Fund earlier in October, we have had a very successful Fall Drive. We at the station were struck by the high number of new and returning members and by the many enthusiastic comments that donors made online or on the phones, voicing support for the new schedule of programs on 89.9 and for 24-hour classical music on WWNO2.

 

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This Is NPR
10:22 am
Fri October 19, 2012

2013 NPR Wall Calendar: March

Dadu Shin NPR

Originally published on Mon November 12, 2012 3:40 pm

"Through NPR, I travel to places I can't usually go. I enjoy the storytelling aspect of radio. Even in interviews, people talk about their experiences and their stories. I feel like NPR allows me to temporarily go to different places and connects me to experiences and events I wouldn't have the knowledge of otherwise."

Dadu Shin
@dadushin
Listens to WNYC, New York, NY

Fall Membership Drive
9:45 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Fall Membership Drive Kicks Off October 19 — Come Join In The Fun!

Our Fall Membership Drive is upon us, and phone bank volunteers are welcome and appreciated. The drive begins Friday, October 19 and runs through Friday, October 26. 

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
11:51 am
Fri March 30, 2012

A Special Message From Journalist and Writer Gwen Thompkins

A special message from journalist and writer Gwen Thompkins, urging you to support WWNO's great local and national programming!

 

Take a listen to a special message from journalist and writer Gwen Thompkins on the importance of supporting public radio!

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