NEW ORLEANS, La. (KPEL News) - Louisiana's premiere statewide radio host will be heard on the air in New Orleans for the first time since his show launched three decades ago.

Currently, Moon Griffon can be heard across the state of Louisiana, and at the beginning of 2023, he returned to Baton Rouge when he was re-signed with Talk 107.3. But, as Griffon himself has repeatedly said, he's been trying to get into New Orleans as long as he's been doing statewide radio.

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On Monday, the "Voice of Louisiana" announced he would be heard from 9 to 11 a.m. WGSO 990 AM starting Wednesday, May 1, 2024. The move puts Griffon in every major market in the state and completes his takeover of statewide political commentary on the radio.

"It will be a different kind of radio than New Orleans is used to," Griffon said with a laugh. "It's an awesome feeling to get there after 28 years. My knuckles are bleeding after knocking on the door for so long."

Griffon has done more than just statewide talk, however. He's interviewed national figures, including former president and current presidential candidate Donald Trump, former vice president Mike Pence, Congressmen and Senators from Washington D.C.

He has also done national radio, having filled in for the nationally syndicated Dan Bongino on more than one occasion.

Credit: Moon Griffon
Credit: Moon Griffon

WGSO is a radio station licensed to New Orleans, Louisiana. It is currently owned by Northshore Radio, LLC.

It is a news-talk format station featuring local programming, with shows like Ringside Politics and The Kristian Garic Show. It also runs syndicated content, including American Ground Radio and The Mark Levin Show.

Griffon's show is based in Lafayette, Louisiana, with NewsTalk 96.5 KPEL serving as his flagship station.

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