WRKF's Third Annual Founders Luncheon

Credit The New York Times/Todd Heisler

With New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet Friday, Sept. 22 at 12:00 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge
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A native of New Orleans, Dean Baquet holds the top position in The Times newsroom and received the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism documenting corruption in the Chicago City Council.  
WRKF's board of directors will also present its Founders Award to the Reilly Family.
Attend this exciting event and help ensure WRKF public radio remains a vital source of information and entertainment.

General admission
Individual ticket:$75 
WRKF member ticket:$60 
Click to buy a ticket or table online
Click for a printable form to order by check

Tables and Sponsorships
Sponsoring a table will connect your organization with business and government leaders while showing support for a community nonprofit.

Table Sponsor-$750

  • Reserved table for 10
  • Listing on screen credits at the event
  • Name on table sign

Supporting Sponsor-$1,100

  • Pre-luncheon reception with Dean Baquet for 10
  • Reserved table for 10
  • Name on table sign
  • Listing on program
  • Listing on screen credits at event

Click to reserve a table sponsorship online
Click for a printable form to order by check
Contact Barbara Clark for more information: (225)926-3050 ext. 18

Major Sponsor-$3,500 

  • Head table seating for company representative
  • Premium location reserved table for 10
  • Pre-luncheon reception with Dean Baquet for 10
  • Reserved parking for 10
  • Recognition from podium during the event
  • Logo on event signs on easels
  • Logo on event program
  • Logo on rolling screen credits at event
  • Logo on event web page
  • Logo on poster
  • Logo on postcard mailed to 2,000
  • Recognition in press release
  • Name on 20 WRKF promotional spots 
  • Limited availability

Click here for information about major sponsorship availability