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WWNO, Public Radio in New Orleans (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-03-31

Duration: 00:08:15

Subjects: Radio stations | WWNO | Public radio


  • George, Beth Host
  • DeMers, John Reporter
  • Ortiz, David Interviewee


This segment from the March 31, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on WWNO, the public radio station in New Orleans celebrating its sixth anniversary. This report includes an interview with station operations manager David Ortiz. He discusses the station’s programming, funding, audience, plans to increase power and the all volunteer production staff. Host: Beth George