Paul Cannell 2024

Paul Cannell Named Brand Manager At WKBU (Bayou 95.7)/New Orleans

January 9th, 2024

Former Cumulus Alternative WZRH (ALT 92.3)/New Orleans PD Paul Cannell returns to Audacy Classic Rock WKBU (Bayou 95.7)/New Orleans as Brand Manager, beginning January 15th. Cannell has ten years of experience as a Brand Manager, Program Director, Music Director and on-air personality across multiple formats. His return to radio brings him back to Audacy, where his career began hosting middays and evenings on Bayou 95.7 in 2008.

“We are so excited to welcome Paul back to New Orleans,” said Kevin Cassidy, SVP & Market Manager, Audacy New Orleans. “His market knowledge and passion for the brand make him a perfect leader for Bayou 95.7!”

“Who says you can’t go home?” asked Cannell. “Thanks to Vince Richards, Dave Richards, Brian Purdy, and Kevin Cassidy for this incredible opportunity to return to New Orleans and program this legendary station in my favorite city in the world!! Laissez les bons temps rouler!”