Jason Saul

Jason Saul is WWNO's digital producer, a multimedia journalist, and a member of the station's corporate media underwriting team, dedicated to fostering partnerships with local businesses in support of their outreach efforts and WWNOâ

Politics
10:11 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Taiwanese Animators Poke Fun At Ray Nagin

Screenshot of satirical video showing former Mayor C. Ray Nagin accepting bribes from contractors in his City Hall office.
Next Media Animation

Originally published on Thu February 13, 2014 12:58 pm

Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese media company known for their satirical animated videos mocking events in the news, has released a video poking fun at the travails of former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, convicted this week of 20 counts of corruption — ranging from bribery to conspiracy.

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Weather
8:45 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sneaux Men Appear All Across Louisiana

Tiny little snowmen appeared all over Louisiana this week. This little fella popped up on the West Bank.

Originally published on Tue January 28, 2014 10:34 pm

South Louisiana doesn't see snow very often, so when a winter storm arrives people don't spend all their time stocking up on essentials. This is Louisiana, after all, and many take advantage of the rare opportunity to enjoy the winter weather.

There wasn't much to work with, however, despite systems that swept through the state twice this week, dumping a wintry mix of snow, sleet and ice on cities from Lafayette to Ruston to coastal Mississippi.

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Culture
12:05 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Blackpot Festival Mixes Celebration And Cultural Preservation

Dancers take to the floor in front of the main stage at the 2013 South Louisiana Black Pot Festival

Originally published on Thu November 21, 2013 1:04 am

Acadiana, like most of Louisiana south of I-10, is a mix of the ancient and the brand-new. And while the march of time, and the disappearing coast, threaten to change everything, some young people are using music and food to keep traditions alive.

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Sports
8:01 am
Wed October 9, 2013

New Orleans Named Finalist In Bid For 2018 Super Bowl

Originally published on Wed October 9, 2013 8:36 am

New Orleans has been named a finalist to host Super Bowl LII in 2018, according to the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation.

The New Orleans Saints organization and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation will partner in making the official bid which, if awarded, would be the city's 11th Super Bowl and coincide with New Orleans' Tri-centennial that year.

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Approval Ratings
6:58 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Bobby Jindal One Of The Most Unpopular Governors In The Country, Poll Says

Originally published on Wed February 13, 2013 3:34 pm

Bobby Jindal, once one of the most popular governors in the country, has seen his approval ratings slide over the past two-and-a-half years to just 37 percent, according to a report released today by the Public Policy Polling organization.

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