Steppin’ Out

Since 1987, STEPPIN’ OUT has been New Orleans’ only weekly arts and entertainment review. Peggy Scott Laborde is joined weekly by regulars such as radio host Poppy Tooker and theater critic Alan Smason as they discuss the latest happenings around the Crescent City.

Host and Producer Peggy Scott Laborde

Peggy Scott Laborde is a New Orleans institution. Since 1987, she has been the senior producer for the New Orleans PBS station, WYES-TV, where she has developed, produced, and hosted documentaries and in-studio productions about New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

Ms. Laborde has been honored for both her community and professional work, earning awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, the Mayor’s Conference on Women, the Public Relations Society of America, the American Council of Career Women, and American Women in Radio and Television. Since the ’80s she has been active in the New Orleans community, from theater and the arts to revitalization and conservation efforts.

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WYES Would like to thank Steppin’ Out’s generous sponsors:

Suzie and Pierre G. Villere

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation

Eugenie & Joseph Jones Family Foundation