WYES Originals


WYES Community Projects has tracked the rebuilding of the Greater New Orleans area over the past decade delving into areas of education, health, politics, public safety, criminal justice and coastal protection and restoration. For more on WYES Community Projects, click here.


Your support to WYES helps preserve the tradition of our beloved local documentaries, capturing the stories of the rich history, people, architecture, food, music, art, and politics that are unique to New Orleans, southeast Louisiana, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. To purchase one of our many local documentaries, click here.

INFORMED SOURCES

Join Marcia Kavanaugh and Errol Laborde for a panel discussion of regional business, politics and more.

KEVIN BELTON'S NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATIONS

In his third WYES series, Belton dishes up his twist on some of the city’s best-tasting food booth favorites from Breakfast Jambalaya to a Shrimp and Crab Burger.

STEPPIN' OUT

Peggy Scott Laborde joins the who's who of New Orleans arts and entertainment to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what's happening now.

WYES is New Orleans' Storyteller

In honor of New Orleans 300th birthday in 2018, WYES produced two- to three-minutes features that highlight our city's unique history, heritage and culture.

THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SUPPORT WYES!

Did you know WYES pays over $1 million dollars in programming dues and production costs each year. Help WYES keep public media strong. Please show your support. THANK YOU!

INFORMED SOURCES: 35TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Inspired by City Desk, Informed Sources premiered on February 2, 1984.

DR. JOHN OCHSNER: KING OF HEARTS

Watch the true story of the New Orleans surgeon who pioneered modern open heart surgery.

TOM BENSON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF A NEW ORLEANS SAINT

Produced with the full cooperation of Tom and Gayle Benson.

NEW ORLEANS: THE FIRST 300 YEARS

Narrated by actor John Goodman.