Awards

WWOZ wins 3 at annual Press Club of New Orleans Awards

Sun, 07/22/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 60th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards were held on Saturday, July 21 and WWOZ walked away with top honors in three categories: 'Best Social Media Campaign' for Takin' It To The Streets, 'Digital Innovation' for A Closer Walk, and 'Lifestyle Blog' for our Show Host... Read more

WWOZ nominated for Marconi Radio Award for Non-Commercial Station of the Year 2018

Sat, 07/21/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to share that WWOZ has been named a finalist for the national Marconi Radio Award for Non-Commercial Station of the Year. The Marconi Radio Awards honor radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. Winners will be announced September ... Read more

Jazz & Heritage Foundation Awards $700,000 in Community Partnership Grants

Tue, 10/11/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation celebrated 254 Community Partnership Grant Winners at a ceremony at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on Monday, October 10. Over $700,000 was awarded to the grant recipients in four categories: - Louisiana-based non-... Read more

Big Honors for Local Artists

Wed, 09/28/16
Three of New Orleans homegrown have received big national awards in the last few months. WWOZ would like to extend a hearty congratulations to Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and Wynton Marsalis for their recent prestigious wins. Wynton Marsalis w... Read more

Awards Won by WWOZ

Mon, 05/19/08
For WWOZ, the awards and accolades have been wonderful and inspire us to get better and better. Here are some of the latest. The 2018 Prestige Awared for Station of the Year - Major Market Radio from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. “Best Radio Station 2017”  by ... Read more

2008 Big Easy Awards

Sat, 04/12/08
The Monday before the beginning of Jazz Fest will showcase another longtime New Orleans music tradition, the Big Easy Awards and the announcement and awarding of the WWOZ Guardians of the Groove. The Award Ceremony, presented by Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel and Gam... Read more

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