WWNO/WRKF reporter Ryan Nelsenreports from a heated New Orleans City Council meeting where Entergy New Orleans executives walked out when they were supposed to listen to public comments and answer questions from residents. Some citizens and city council members felt Entergy New Orleans mishandled power grid recovery following Hurricane Ida. Power outages were indirectly involved in 11 post-storm deaths.
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 announcer! He and his wife Ann Casey are delighted to be back home in New Orleans!