In memoriam: David Freedman


David Freedman, who served as general manager of New Orleans radio station WWOZ from 1992 to 2016, has passed away at the age of 80.

He was instrumental in the station’s growth and evolution over the years. During his quarter-century with the station, WWOZ transformed from a small 12-year-old station with uncertain finances into an internationally-known institution representing New Orleans music and culture, eventually reaching audiences in the millions via radio, internet streaming, social media, and video.

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