People

  • Corporate Development Specialist

    Holly Hobbs earned her PhD from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2015. In 2012, she founded the NOLA Hip-Hop Archive, a digital archive of hip-hop music and oral history housed at the Amistad Research Center.

    Hobbs has worked as a...

  • Producer

    Ian covers food culture and dining in New Orleans through his weekly commentary series Where Y’Eat. 

    Ian is also a staff writer for the daily newspaper the New Orleans Advocate, covering the culture, personality and trends behind the...

  • Announcer & Producer

    Jack is a Program Host and Producer at WWNO and has been with the station since 2003. He hosts and produces Saturday Night Jazz.  He also serves as the station's Public Service and Jazz Coordinator.

    Born in Brooklyn, NY, Jack...

  • Business Manager

    Jameeta is a proud, native New Orleanian with an affinity for service to her community.  Ms. Youngblood earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Nicholls State University.

    Ms....

  • Classical Music Host

    James served as Classical Music Host and Music Director for WWNO from 1999-2007. He relocated to Atlanta with several WWNO staff members after Katrina, and, in 2007, he accepted a position as Music Director at KVNO in Omaha, Nebraska, where he...

  • Former Director of Digital Services + Corporate Development Officer

    Jason Saul served as WWNO's Director of Digital Services. In 2017 he took a position at BirdNote, in Seattle. 

  • Freelance Reporter

    As the new Coastal Reporter, Jesse Hardman will draw on 15 years of worldwide experience in radio, video and print journalism. As a radio reporter he has reported for NPR, BBC, and CBC, and for such familiar programs as Marketplace, ...

  • Supervising Editor/Producer

    Jessica Rosgaard covers politics at the local, state and federal level for WWNO. She also serves as editor for Capitol Access, Louisiana’s statewide legislative report.

    Jessica came to WWNO in 2016 as managing editor of the Louisiana...

  • Host for All Things Considered

    Karl Lengel has returned to New Orleans to serve as WWNO’s local host for All Things Considered, a post he held here pre-Katrina.  Besides radio, Karl has had a long theatrical career too; read on to learn all about our talented and versatile...

  • Traffic Manager

    Kate, despite the title, can’t help you navigate the roads, or fix the potholes; “traffic” in the public radio world is the way our underwriters’ support is scheduled on the air. 

    Kate is an enthusiastic new employee to WWNO, after...

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