Jambalaya Jam 2019


George Bell from United Way and Kevin Hardy from External Relations at Shell were in studio today to talk about the 2019 Baton Rouge Jambalaya Jam that will take place tomorrow in Downtown.  They explain the partnership between to two companies and many of the festivities that can be expected at the Jambalaya Jam.  There are 49 cooking teams competing for the best jambalaya as well as a kid’s zone.  If you purchase a wristband, you can have an endless amount of jambalaya samples.  Then, George explains where the money will go to and how United Way will use it to help people.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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