Hosted on Tuesday, May 6 by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all.
Dave Walker of Nola.Com | The Times-Picayune interviews WWNO producer Eve Abrams about her documentary "Along Saint Claude" and the reaction from the community. The documentary will re-air in seven weekly installments on All Things New Orleans (1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays).
WWNO FM-89.9 will re-air " Along Saint Claude," Eve Abrams' radio documentary, in installments starting Thursday (April 10) on "All Things New Orleans," which airs at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The seven-part documentary, which explores the rapidly changing neighborhoods downriver from the French Quarter, premiered Feb.
The Moth is back for April, with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe you? If you want to tell a story at The Moth, or know someone who'd be perfect, see all the details below. Throw your name in the hat or just come to listen!
Come join us for "Escape" on Tuesday, April 8
Café Istanbul 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans 7:00 p.m. Doors Open / 7:30 p.m. Stories Begin
The live on-air fundraising may be over, but WWNO still needs your support right now to reach our spring membership goal. Membership donations are the station’s primary source of operating revenue — the dollars we use to pay NPR program fees, staff salaries, electricity bills, you name it.
Pick your weekend, pledge $365 today, and you'll get a pair of tickets to Jazz Fest!
Today only: pledge $365 to WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio (just a dollar a day!) and we will thank you with a pair of tickets to your favorite day of Jazz Fest. Be sure to look at the schedule before you call or pledge online because you will have to pick the first or second weekend to complete the pledge!
March 27, 2014 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.
Come join WWNO News Director Eve Troeh as we continue our Speakeasy series at Chickie Wah Wah.
This time we'll be live on stage with David Weinberg, former New Orleans resident and current contributor to the popular podcast 99% Invisible. David is also a staff reporter for the national business show Marketplace. Eve and David will talk about his reporting on national economic trends and his approach to radio storytelling.
The Moth is back for March , with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe you?
Come join us for “Happy" on Tuesday, March 11
Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy — landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The good old days. Tales of finding happiness or letting it slip through your fingers.
After a five-decade career in broadcasting, Carl Kasell announced his retirement on Tuesday.
Carl will record his final broadcast for Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! this spring. He will, however, remain "scorekeeper emeritus" for the show. Before becoming the official scorekeeper for the NPR news quiz show in 1998, Carl anchored the newscast for Morning Edition.