Joe Hastings is WWNO's weeknight host. He is a professional actor who's worked off-Broadway in New York as well as in Los Angeles, New Orleans and more.
Joe was the overnight announcer at WWNO in the late 1980s, and for 6 years was heard on the former PRM, Public Radio in Mississippi, for whom he produced a weekly opera program and VOICES, a show featuring opera, song and musical theater.
Joe is a huge classical music and opera fan, and a former member of the New Orleans Opera chorus. He encourages parents to expose their children to all types of live cultural activity — especially live theater, musical and dramatic presentations, classical concerts and opera!