Jay Curtis

General Manager

Jay calls himself a "media producer" in a world of diversification. Jay earned a Bachelor of Arts in Radio/TV/Film Production from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and worked in video, feature film and television production for over 10 years before joining KEDM full time.

He started at KEDM in 1993 as a student board operator, and worked in KEDM's Production and Promotion departments while working full time in television. In May of 2009, Jay became KEDM Program Director, and became KEDM General Manager in August of 2012.

He believes in the service that KEDM provides to the community, whether it's NPR News or featuring local music artists.

Jay also leads ULM's student-operated alternative rock station, 91X KXUL-FM.

Jay still regularly freelances in sports television production for ESPN, Cox Sports, and others. Jay and his family live in West Monroe.

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United Way of Northeast Louisiana

United Way of Northeast Louisiana has launched a disaster relief project called “Embrace Louisiana,” including a relief fund, goods drive, and other emergent needs to assist Hurricane Ida evacuees.

“Our Embrace Louisiana Fund is made possible through the generous contributions of individuals and corporations over and above the vital dollars that are already being given,” said Janet Durden, president of United Way of Northeast Louisiana. “Products and goods will be collected to help meet the basic needs of Hurricane Ida evacuees here in our region.”

Ida Closures in NELA

Aug 29, 2021

Closures are announced for several organizations and businesses for Monday, August 30 for the affects of Ida. (updated 8:40 p.m. August 29)

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Due to bitterly cold temperatures and the winter storm, the demand for electricity has reached an all-time high.

Officials from Entergy Louisiana and Atmos Energy are urging all customers to conserve power usage during the winter weather.

Here are some suggested steps to lower the demand for electricity and gas:

Road Closure Information

Feb 15, 2021
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At this time, officials are urging everyone to stay home if at all possible and to stay off the roads.

For statewide road closures, please visit 511la.org.

As of Monday, February 15 at 4:47 p.m.:

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