INFORMED SOURCES – Airs every Friday at 7:00PM & 11:30PM

From politics and politicians, to education, business, the environment, local events and history, media panelists discuss the news and offer their opinions in this weekly half-hour program taped in Studio A at the WYES Paulette and Frank Stewart Innovation Center for Education Media. Moderator Marcia Kavanaugh and Producer Errol Laborde are joined weekly by varying panelists including regulars Stephanie Grace of The New Orleans Advocate, Kevin McGill of the Associated Press, Mike Perlstein of WWL-TV, Gordon Russell of The New Orleans Advocate and freelance business journalist Kathy Finn.

Premieres LIVE from the Charlie & Janette Kornman Performance Studio at WYES. The one-hour Special Edition looks at the contest for the next mayor of New Orleans.
Would you like to be a part of the live studio audience? Call WYES at 504.486.5511. 
INFORMED SOURCES SPECIAL EDITION: ELECTION 2017 premiered on Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm on WYES-TV/Channel 12.

Topics up for discussion include key issues facing our city, mayoral history, donors and influential backers, how mayoral politics has changed, other elections on the ballot and more. 

The forum is available online 

Repeats on Channel 12 on Fri., Oct. 6 at 10pm; Mon., Oct. 9 at 8pm; Wed., Oct. 11 at 11pm; and Thurs., Oct. 12 at 7pm.
The above panelists will join producer Errol Laborde and host Marcia Kavanaugh for the one-hour LIVE special focusing on the upcoming New Orleans mayoral election.