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 Public Radio Partnership, where she oversaw a team of reporters covering the aftermath and long term recovery from the 2016 floods. The project was recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
Before joining WWNO, Jessica was the New Orleans producer for Al Jazeera America. A native New Yorker, she graduated from The George Washington University and made DC her second home, working for CNN, Current TV, and The Washington Post before moving to Louisiana.