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?"
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.
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: