Members & Membership

Photo gallery: Festing In Place

Mon, 04/20/20
Submit your photo to to be featured in our gallery of OZilians all over the world getting their groove on to the sounds of Jazz Fest at home! Helping us stay together while we're apart. We wish we could be with you in the WWOZ Hospitality Tent at Jaz... Read more

We are staying on the air

Wed, 04/01/20
Authored by Dave Ankers
Thank you, for your support of WWOZ at this time. Thank you for all your messages of goodwill, all the tweets and the Facebook comments, all the middle of the night emails. Thank you for all your financial support to keep us on the air, all the memberships and donations. Th... Read more

Thank you to our spring 2020 new and renewing members!

Fri, 03/13/20
Big thank you to all of our new and renewing members who have made our spring membership drive a success! Our membership drive ends at 2pm on Friday, March 13, and we need the support of ALL of our listeners. If you enjoy WWOZ more than once a week, we're calling on YOU to... Read more

It is my culture. It is my bloodline. And it is our future.

Thu, 03/12/20
It was 1987, when I got my first driver's license, that I realized WWOZ was my city’s radio station and how special it was. I’d get in the car after my dad had been driving, and he always had it tuned to 90.7 FM. ALWAYS. There was no other station where he could listen to t... Read more

What if you were on an island with only one station to listen to?

Thu, 03/12/20
Here at 'OZ you meet all kinds of people, from all walks of life. You learn to listen, because everyone is going through the same kind of things you are.  I started volunteering here 11 years ago when my kids left me with an empty nest. Transitioning from a stressful caree... Read more

Spring Membership Drive

Tue, 03/10/20

WWOZ is tattooed on my heart

Tue, 03/10/20
Authored by Leslie Cooper
When I sit at the sound board during my Tuesday morning show I think fondly of the first time I heard WWOZ. I was visiting a friend back in 1983 for Mardi Gras. I was amazed to hear early jazz and Mardi Gras classics being played. I asked her “What is this?!?!?!?!” I was in... Read more

The Feel of 'OZ

Mon, 03/09/20
Authored by Murf Reeves
It is so many things - The sound of the hallway, the radio waves wafting through. The bustle of the day’s melody as on-air rhythms touch the rhythms of accounting, organizing, planning and listening. Sometimes, a quiet sound at night when the offices have gone dark, waiting... Read more

From a real-life, living, breathing, occasionally-fumbling, always-striving radio DJ

Sun, 03/08/20
Authored by Your Cousin Dimitri
In these days of media consolidation, if only one place in the world were to be left with a unique, homegrown, locally-focused radio station, it should be New Orleans. There’s no other place in America where so many people can name dozens of local bands and musicians. I kn... Read more

Spring Membership Drive

Sat, 03/07/20

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