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Sync-Up entertainment industry conference kicks off in New Orleans

In conjunction with Jazzfest, the 5th annual free entertainment industry conference called Sync-Up kicks off today.Sync-Up takes place both Friday and Saturday mornings of Jazzfest at NOMA from 9 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. WWNO's Paul Maassen talked with Scott Aiges of The Jazz and Heritage Foundation about the conference.

Free admission, registration and information at 

Paul arrived at WWNO as general manager in March 2008. Since his arrival, Paul has strengthened the station’s finances, introduced new national news and information programs, revamped the digital WWNO2 schedule to complement 89.9, and launched digital WWNO3 as an all-jazz channel. He has placed new emphasis on WWNO’s role in the community, devoting resources to local news reporting and cultural features, and encouraging new collaborations among New Orleans’ cultural organizations and the region’s public media.