who we are
What is New Orleans Talk Network
New Orleans Talk Network was founded in 2013 by Pastor Donald R. Jones and Gerod Stevens. New Orleans Talk Network is the new and innovative way to capture an audience that is on the move, but wants to be informed. We have developed that technology and incorporated television, a web address, mobile APP, and radio to give you a complete look at news, entertainment, sports, and topics that are trending now. This station allows for quick and easy accessibility and access to a worldwide audience. The New Orleans Talk Network is available on NOTN app (Apple and Google), Ustream.tv, Tune In Radio, Or Listen Live Right here!
Pastor Donald R. Jones Founder
Pastor Donald R. Jones is a life-long resident of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Mr. Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Jones Insurance Agency, which he formed in 1986 and CEO/President of STEP Construction, LLC. He has been an active member of the community for over 30 years. In September 1989, Donald R. Jones became the first African-American to be appointed to the Jefferson Parish School Board, appointed by Federal District Judge Fredrick Heebe. In November 1991, Donald R. Jones marked another momentous moment in the history of Jefferson Parish LA., when he became the first African-American to be elected to the Jefferson Parish Council. Pastor Jones was ordained on March 24, 2004 as a minister of the gospel. He is the founding Pastor of Bethesda House of Prayer in Marrero. Pastor Jones continues to provide bold and innovative leadership as he addresses the economical, social, and spiritual needs of the community.
Mr. Gerod Stevens Founder
Mr. Gerod Stevens is thirty-six year veteran of radio and TV. He is the former operations manager for Clear Channel Radio, Assistant General Manager of WBOK Radio, Program Director of numerous radio stations in North Carolina, Virginia, New York.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina and Central Carolina College with a Master in Mass Communications.