Mallory Falk

Mallory Falk is an independent radio producer and youth media instructor living in New Orleans. She studied radio production at the Transom Story Workshop.

Before taking the plunge into radio, Mallory worked as communications director for the youth leadership organization Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools. She currently teaches radio at ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy and co-produces the New Orleans Moth StorySLAM.

Education
6:21 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Girl Scouts 'Extravaganza' Boosts Girls' Interest In STEM

Girls participate in a blind taste test, put on by the Sewerage and Water Board. They vote for their favorite from four contenders: Dasani, Kentwood, Fiji and tap water.

Originally published on Wed July 9, 2014 10:07 am

Girl Scouts Louisiana East recently held its second annual STEM Extravaganza. The event is designed to get girls excited about science, technology, engineering and math — fields typically dominated by men. Girl Scouts from grades K-12 came to the event, held at Dillard University.

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Education
3:53 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Behind The Test: Schools Turn To Social Workers, Relaxation Techniques To Deal With LEAP Test Strain

Kevin and Byroneshia doing a guided imagery activity. LEAP tests put entire schools under enormous stress.

Originally published on Thu May 15, 2014 8:25 am

WWNO continues its series "Behind the Test" with a look at standardized testing through the lens of test anxiety. In the weeks leading up to the LEAP test, teachers do a lot to prepare students: drilling them on crucial skills, giving out practice tests, even holding pep rallies to boost confidence. But what about preparing students to cope with test-related anxiety?

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Education
9:57 am
Sun February 9, 2014

Charter School Model Spreads Across Louisiana

Originally published on Wed February 5, 2014 9:39 am

New Orleans will soon become the first city with an all-charter school district, but the education landscape looks much different across the rest of Louisiana. Many parishes have few or no charter schools, but that's starting to change.

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Health
7:25 am
Thu December 19, 2013

As Health Care Deadline Draws Near, Navigators Get Creative

Cam Nguyen and Sean Murray prepare to talk to cab drivers about the Affordable Care Act.

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 4:16 pm

Monday marks the first deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Throughout the country, health care navigators are helping people with the enrollment process. In New Orleans, they're working hard to reach as many people as possible, spending time outside shopping malls, corner stores... even the airport.

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