Local Projects and Initiatives


Electronic Field Trip: “The Battle of New Orleans”

Electronic Field Trip: “The Battle of New Orleans”
Geared to grades 5-8, the 40-minute Electronic Field Trip features student reporters, interviews with “General Jackson,” a discussion with an expert panel, dramatic video and fun facts. CLICK HERE to watch.



Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES looks into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education. AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE premiered August 2014. Watch the program here.


Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Rebuilding Our Coast

Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST. 

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WYES Conversations

Marcia Kavanaugh and Errol Laborde discuss Congressional policy and politics with Congressmen Scalise and Landry. Watch it at WYES On Demand.


Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward

Join WYES on a recovery tour – Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward


One Community Initiative

View racial attitudes surveys taken post-Katrina by UNO through WYES’ One Community Initiative.

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