Join us for American Routes Live! as the Gulf Coast’s nationally heard public radio program dedicated to American music presents a live, on-stage show with masters of New Orleans traditional jazz and Cajun music from French Louisiana.
89.9 WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio is a regional winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for its 2013 news series “Louisiana Coast: Last Call” — reported by Bob Marshall and produced by Fred Kasten, with online digital development by digital director Jason Saul.
In March, Marketplace’s David Weinberg was the guest at our monthly SpeakEasy event. He and host Eve Troeh talked all things radio, from his time making stories for WWOZ, to pitching to national shows and podcasts, to moving to L.A. and working for a daily program. Hear an edited version of the evening, or dive into specific clips, all below.
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.