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Louisiana Considered: Analyzing candidates for NOLA public office ahead of Dec. 11 elections

Ryan Nelsen
  • Patrick Madden and Stephanie Grace hosted this Friday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • Political consultant Karen Carvin Shachat discusses what candidates for public office in New Orleans are doing ahead of Saturday’s runoff elections.
  • In an excerpt from American Routes, Mississippi-based blues guitarist Eddie Cotton, Jr. discusses his upbringing in Jackson and his musical heroes.
  • WWNO City Hall reporter Ryan Nelsen reports on the race for New Orleans Sheriff. The runoff election for that race takes place Saturday.
Patrick Madden joined WWNO in 2019 as its first-ever Regional News Director, overseeing news reporting at WWNO, as well as our partner station WRKF Baton Rouge. Madden also serves as one of the hosts of Louisiana Considered, and co-hosts Friday's Politics Roundtable on Louisiana Considered with Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Times-Picayune | The Advocate.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.