Awards

WWOZ wins 5 Press Club of New Orleans Awards for Excellence in Journalism

Thu, 10/15/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to share that WWOZ won five Press Club of New Orleans Awards tonight in the categories of 'Best Radio Story,' 'Best Feature Videography,' 'Best Social Media Campaign,' 'Best Social Video,' and 'Best Multi-Feature Photography!' In addition to the wins, we also ... Read more

WWOZ honored with 9 nominations by Press Club of New Orleans for Excellence in Journalism

Fri, 09/25/20
We are proud to share that WWOZ has been honored with a record-breaking nine nominations by the Press Club of New Orleans for Excellence in Journalism! The nominations encompass media produced and published during the 2019 calendar year. Here are our nominations: Best Rad... Read more

WWOZ awarded Louisiana Culture Cares Fund Grant

Thu, 05/28/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to share that WWOZ is one of the recipients of a Louisiana Culture Cares Fund Grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The Louisiana Culture Cares Fund was established by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the Helis Foundation, and the Na... Read more

WWOZ named "Best Radio Station of 2019" by OffBeat

Thu, 01/16/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
We were pleased to accept the award for Best Radio Station of 2019 at the "Best of the Beat" Awards tonight! Thanks OffBeat Magazine! The Best of the Beat Awards celebrates the year’s best musicians, albums, music videos, songs and more. Read more

2020 Louisiana-based Grammy Award nominees

Wed, 11/20/19
It's a good year for Louisiana Grammy nominations! Congratulations to all the artists with Louisiana ties and fingers crossed for y'all to win! The 62nd GRAMMY Awards will air January 26, 2020, on CBS. PJ Morton has three nominations for Best R&B Album, Best Traditional R&B... Read more

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

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