Paul MaassenPresident and General Manager
Maassen, a 29-year radio veteran, led starting the news department that has focused on local news, culture and feature reporting at WWNO, the New Orleans NPR station. He was previously general manager of public radio stations WYSO in Ohio and WNTI in New Jersey.
Maassen received a B.S. from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and an MBA from Centenary College in New Jersey. He lived in Baton Rouge as a child, attending St. Thomas More School.
In addition to his work with WRKF, Maassen serves as general manager at WWNO, New Orleans, dividing his time between both stations.
Paul Maassen hosted this Tuesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
Louisiana Considered: Marijuana Legalization Advances At Statehouse, Analyzing Louisiana's Census FiguresCapitol Access Reporter Paul Braun reports on the status of prominent issues being discussed in the current legislative session in Baton Rouge, including questions regarding the concealed carrying of firearms and the legalization of marijuana. Allison Plyer discusses the results of the 2020 census, focusing on population growth and potential miscalculations due to the relocation of residents of Lake Charles.
Jim Engster is returning to WRKF to host new program, Talk Louisiana, weekdays at 9:00 a.m., beginning Monday, March 27. The one-hour show will…