11:30 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Join WWNO This Evening For SpeakEasy!

You're invited to join WWNO and Chickie Wah Wah on the last Thursday of each month for SpeakEasy, our new series where we discuss topics of interest to the region in a casual style.

It's a great way to  meet other WWNO listeners, as well as some of the voices you hear on the air every day.

Our first SpeakEasy will be this evening, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah.

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10:54 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Meet Eve Troeh: WWNO's News Director

Eve Troeh.

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.

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Local Initiatives
2:09 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

WWNO Hires News Director

WWNO at 40.

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.

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12:48 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

‘This American Life’ Looks at a High School Marooned in Violence

Lead in text: 
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.
6:07 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Point Man: Tom Ashbrook

Lead in text: 
We're excited to share a recent article about Tom Ashbrook and On Point, written for Boston Magazine. You can hear On Point each weekday on WWNO, from 9-11 a.m.
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?"
Membership Drive
3:08 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Win Jazz Fest Tickets!

Every pledge we receive during the Lagniappe Fund campaign (February 13, 2013 - March 7, 2013) will be entered in a raffle to win a pair of Jazz Fest tickets for every day of Jazz Fest.

Pledge here for your chance to win!

11:45 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

2013 Jazz Fest Tickets Contest Rules

Contest Rules

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Super Bowl XLVII
5:14 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Join WWNO for Special Super Bowl Coverage, and Poppy Tooker on CBSNews Sunday Morning

Wynton Marsalis and Poppy Tooker.

This week New Orleans hosts the biggest sporting event of the year when the San Francisco 49ers come to compete against the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. The festivities have already begun in downtown New Orleans, and WWNO is keeping tabs on Super Bowl events past and present with daily segments.

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9:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

A Special Year-End Message From Our Friends At Radiolab

Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.
Credit Marco Lau / marcoANTONIO.com

We rely on our listeners to help keep great programs like Radiolab on the air.

Take a listen to a special message from our friends at the show, and give today! Remember, your contributions are tax-deductible... And appreciated!

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4:30 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Celebrate the Holidays with WWNO!

Join WWNO as we present a month of holiday programming! This week we celebrate Hanukkah with Candles Burning Brightly (airing Tuesday at 8 p.m.), where hosts Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock offer a program which explores the customs and music of the holiday, and Hanukkah Lights (airing Friday at 8 p.m.), hosted by Murray Horwitz and Susan Stamberg, where five authors explore Hanukkah traditions in original stories.

The holiday spirit continues through December with these other great shows:

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