The Manship School’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, along with WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio are hosting a Louisiana budget panel discussion in which students and experts will deliberate the current budget crisis in the state.

Join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and fellow jazz lovers for a culturally-rich musical journey to Cuba!

Sponsored by famed Cuban musician Chucho Valdes and the Cuban Institute of Music, the International Jazz Festival of Havana showcases some of the biggest names in jazz, along with talented new artists. Enjoy the rhythm of Latin jazz in venues scattered throughout Havana.

Celebrate Member Fest With Us!

Mar 2, 2016

It’s festival season in Southeast Louisiana! A time to enjoy everything our region has to offer: from strawberries to oysters, classical to zydeco, and WWNO is joining the celebration, with a special Spring Member Drive we're calling Member Fest.

There is plenty to celebrate as a member of WWNO. Your support brings Morning Edition and other trusted news programs from NPR and WWNO to our entire community — important programs during this pivotal election year – and helps us to tell New Orleans' stories to listeners around the world.

The UNO Department of Music and the Arts Administration Program, in partnership with WWNO, presents the next Musical Excursion Series concert featuring the dynamic British Baroque quartet Red Priest, Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the UNO Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center.


We want you to join us for a special jazz performance that will be recorded for national broadcast on NPR's Jazz Night in America.

The show takes place on Sunday, February 28, at 6:00 p.m., at the Dew Drop Jazz and Social Hall in Old Mandeville, considered the world's oldest, virtually unaltered rural jazz dance hall.

WWNO's Holiday Schedule

Dec 14, 2015

Make merry this season with WWNO -- New Orleans Public Radio! Find our holiday broadcast schedule, airing on 89.9/90.5 FM and streaming right here at WWNO.org.

Plus, tune in to your favorite programs all week long for special holiday episodes.

Support WWNO By Dec. 31

Dec 7, 2015

Our thanks to more than 130 listeners who contributed during our one-day on-air drive. If you were not among them, you still have plenty of time to make a monthly or one-time gift, donate your car, contribute stock, or even put WWNO in your will. We depend on your support to give voice to public radio. Thank you!


Join WWNO and partners for a panel on the United Nations talks on climate change. COP 21: A Turning Point for Global Climate Change will be held on Friday, November 20 at 10 a.m.

The panel will discuss the importance of reaching a global climate agreement at the COP 21 conference in Paris, France, this December. Experts will discuss the potential impact on Louisiana and how the state fits into the global conversation on climate change.

Have a question about why your block floods? Or the state of our sewerage and water system? Regional plans for flood protection? What you can do to help make your neighborhood safer from flooding?

Join WWNO's Eve Troeh and experts for a community conversation this Saturday, November 7, at Sojourner Truth Community Center, 2200 Lafitte Ave. RSVP here and/or submit a question.

We'll hear from:

WWNO General Manager Paul Maassen.
Janet Wilson / WWNO

This is certainly a busy time of year for WWNO with the gubernatorial election, coastal developments, education news in full swing, and so many cultural events taking place in New Orleans. The award-winning WWNO News Department under the leadership of News Director Eve Troeh continues to grow and produce some great content for WWNO 89.9/KTLN 90.5, and online as well at WWNO.org.