WWNO and the National WWII Museum are kicking off a new authors' lecture series this Thursday with Dr. Arthur Herman, historian and author of Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II.
Dr. Herman will take audience members back to a time when captains of industry tapped into the extensive network of American businessmen to forge what came to be known as "the arsenal of democracy" — the retooling of the United States' nascent industrial prowess into the world's most powerful war machine.
Don't miss the Music Inside Out grand slam this week. We're playing some of the best stories, songs, and moments from our first season. Review with us, if you will, our musical guests and hip shakin' moments.
The Knight Foundation has spotlighted the work of WWNO and our community partners in creating a new kind of newsgathering network here in the Crescent City, bolstered in part by the Foundation's Community Information Challenge Grant. Read more about what public radio — and our partners — are doing to serve our community.
The following is cross-posted from the Knight Digital Media Center's blog. Photo credit: Flickr user Irene2005. The City of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana have a history of non-transparent governance and budgeting.
Eve E. Troeh (pronounced like “grow”) has been named the first News Director for WWNO 89.9 FM, effective April 3. In this role, Eve will oversee the station’s expanding coverage of New Orleans and southeast Louisiana news stories and develop WWNO’s capability to report news of national significance for NPR.
WWNO, New Orleans’ NPR-member radio station, announced the appointment of Eve Troeh today as the station’s first news director, effective April 1.
In this role, Troeh will oversee the station’s expanding coverage of New Orleans and southeast Louisiana news stories and develop WWNO’s capability to report news of national significance for NPR. Troeh comes to WWNO after five years with Marketplace, the daily business news program heard by nine million radio listeners each week.
The New York Times' David Carr has a look at two upcoming episodes of "This American Life" which focus on the trials and tribulations of a violence-plagued neighborhood in Chicago, and how it affects the students, staff and teachers of Harper High School.
The first episode airs this Saturday at 1 p.m. on 89.9 WWNO.
One of the discussions that comes up every time there is a mass shooting at a suburban school or a movie theater is how underreported other, equally disturbing killings are - like the ones at urban high schools and in city neighborhoods.
Photos by Adam Detour It isn't easy to speak cogently and think at the same time, but Tom Ashbrook is very good at it, and he is sometimes impatient when guests on his radio show, On Point, are not. On a Thursday morning in December, during a segment titled "What to Do About Climate Change?"