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Remember, when submitting your letter to the editor via email, please include your phone number for verification from the editorial staff. Newspapers prefer brief letters-to-the-editors (less than 250 words), and to the point.
(some papers may take up to 350 words & a few may go to 400 words check with the paper)


Alexandria Town Talk
Write: Letters to the Editor, 1201 Third Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
Fax: 318.487.6488

Baton Rouge Advocate
Write: Editor's Desk, 525 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Fax: 225-388-0175

Houma Daily Courier
Write: Letter to the Editor, 3030 Barrow St., Houma, LA 70361
Fax: 985 857-2244

Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Online: Submit Letter
Write: Letters to the Editor, 221 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Fax: 337.289.6443

Lake Charles American Press
Write: Letter to the Editor, P.O. Box 2893, Lake Charles, LA 70602
Fax: 337-494-4070

Monroe News-Star
Write: Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 1502, Monroe, LA 71210
Fax: 318-362-0273

New Orleans - Times Picayune
Write: Letter to the Editor, 3800 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125
Fax: 504-826-3812

Shreveport - The Times
Write: Letters to the Editor, 222 Lake Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Fax: 318.459.3301

New Orleans Gambit Weekly
Write: Letter to the Editor, 3923 Bienville St., New Orleans LA, 70119-5102
Fax: 504.483.3116

Thibodaux Daily Comet
Write: Letter to the Editor, 705 W 5th St., Thibodaux LA, 70301-3148
Fax: 985.448.7606

Slidell Sentry-News
Write: Letter to the Editor, 364B Pontchartrain Dr., Slidell LA, 70458-4328
Fax: 985.643.4966

Covington The News Banner
Write: Letter to the Editor, 19290 19th Ave., Covington LA, 70433-5294
Fax: 985.867.8572

Bogalusa Daily News
Write: Letter to the Editor, 525 Avenue V, Bogalusa LA, 70427-4493
Fax: 985.732.0380

Hammond Daily Star
Write: Letter to the Editor, 725 S Morrison Blvd., Hammond LA, 70403-5401
Fax: 985.543.0006

The Louisiana Weekly
Write: Letter to the Editor, 822 Perdido St., New Orleans LA, 70112-1065
Fax: 504.282.3773

Abbeville Group

Abbeville Meridional
P.O. Box 400 Abbeville, LA 70511-0400
318 North Main Street (70510)
(337) 893-4223 Fax (337) 898-9022
Ads: Publication Dates: Tues. - Fri. & Sun.

Kaplan Herald
P.O. Box 236 Kaplan, LA 70548
219 N. Cushing Avenue
(337) 643-8002 Fax - (337) 643-1382
Editor: Publication Date:Wednesday

Amite Group

Amite-Tangi Digest
P.O. Box 698 120 North East Central Ave. Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-7156 Fax (985) 748-7104 Publisher/Editor Carol Brooke Ad. Mgr. Karen Walker
Business Mgr./Cir. Jeri Robertson Publication Date:Wednesday

Kentwood News Ledger
P.O. Box 930 Kentwood, LA 70444
202 Avenue F (985) 229-8607 Fax (985) 229-8698
E-Mail: Publication Date:Wednesday

St. Helena Echo
P.O. Box 190 Greensburg, LA 70441
Corner of Main & Lafette (225) 222-4541 Fax (225) 222-4542
E-Mail: Publication Date:Wednesday

Baker Group

Baker Observer
5240 Groom Road Baker, LA 70714
(504) 775-2315 Fax (504) 774-9212
Publisher Bill Holiday Editor Jackie Alford Editor:
Business Mgr. Randy Newsom Publication Date: Thursday

Central Leader
5240 Groom Road Baker, LA 70714 (225) 775-2315 Fax (225) 774-9212
Editor: Publication Date: Thursday

St. Francisville Democrat
P.O. Drawer 1876 St. Francisville, LA 70775 9707 Royal Street(225) 635-3378
Fax (225) 635-3398 E-mail: Publication Date: Thursday

The Watchman
P.O. Box 368 Clinton, LA 70722 9166 Plank Road Suite T
(225) 683-5195 Fax (225) 683-4276 Publication Date: Thursday

Zachary Plainsman
5145 Main Street - Suite C Zachary, LA 70791
(225) 654-6841 Fax (225) 654-8271 Publication Date: Thursday

Crowley Group

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589 Crowley, LA 70527-1589 602 N. Parkerson (70526)
(337) 783-3450 Fax (337) 788-0949 General Manager:
Editor: Ads: Lifestyle:
Sports: Business: Publication Dates: Tues. - Thurs. & Sun.

Gueydan Journal
P.O. Box 536 Gueydan, LA 70542 301 Main Street (337) 536-6016
Fax (337) 536-9997 E-mail: Publication Date: Thursday

Lake Arthur Sun-Times
P.O. Box 670 Lake Arthur, LA 70549 224 Arthur Avenue (337) 774-2527
Fax (337) 774-3121 E-Mail: Publication Date: Thursday

Rayne Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260 Rayne, LA 70578 108 North Adams Avenue
(337) 334-3186 Fax (337) 334-2069 Editor:
Ads: Publication Date: Thursday

Welsh Citizen
P.O. Box 796 Welsh, LA 70591 119 South Elm Street (337) 734-2891
Fax (337) 734-4457 E-mail: Publication Date: Tuesday

Eunice Group

Church Point News
P.O. Drawer 319 Church Point, LA 70525 315 North Main Street (337) 684-5711
Fax (337) 684-5793 E-mail: Publication Date:Wednesday

Eunice News
P.O. Box 989 Eunice, LA 70535 251 North 2nd Street
(337) 457-3061 Fax (337) 457-3122 Editor:
Pressman: Ads:
Publication Dates: Tuesday & Sunday

North Group

Caldwell Watchman
P.O. Box 1269 241 Martin Luther St. Columbia, LA 71418 (318) 649-6411
Fax (318) 649-7776 E-mail: Publication Date:Wednesday

Delhi Dispatch
P.O. Box 608 Delhi, LA 71232 701 Broadway (318) 878-2444
Fax - Richland Beacon E-mail: Publication Date: Thursday

Richland Beacon News
P.O. Box 209 Rayville, LA 71269 603 North Louisa
(318) 728-6467 Fax (318) 728-5991 Publisher:
Editor: Publication Date: Thursday

West Carroll Gazette
P.O. Box 1007 Oakgrove, LA 71263 512 South Constitution (318) 428-3207
Fax (318) 428-2747 E-mail: Publication Date:Wednesday

Teche News

Teche News
P.O. Box 69 St. Martinville, LA 70582 214 North Main Street
(318) 394-6232 Fax (318) 394-7511 Ads:
Editorial: Publication Date:Wednesday

Ville Platte Group

Kinder Courier News
P.O. Drawer AK Kinder, LA 70648 1011 B 4th Avenue
(318) 738-5642 Fax (318) 738-5630 Editor:
Ads: Publication Date: Thursday

Mamou Acadian Press
P.O. Drawer 220 Ville Platte, LA 70586 145 Court Street
(318) 363-3939 Fax - Ville Platte Publication Date: Tuesday

Oakdale Journal
P.O. Box 668 Oakdale, LA 71463 122 East 6th Avenue
(318) 335-0635 Fax (318) 335-0431 Ads:
Editor: Publication Date: Thursday

Ville Platte Gazette
P.O. Drawer 220 Ville Platte, LA 70586 145 Court Street
(318)363-3939 Fax (318) 363-2841
Editor:  Ads: Dates: Thursday & Sun.

Franklinton Era-Leader Email
P. O. Drawer F  Franklinton, LA 70438 phone 504.839.9077
FAX: 504.839.9077 Old Email:

Carencro News

Daily Advertiser

Gambit Weekly

Saint Mary Journal

Slidell Sentry-News

Crowley Post Signal

231 W. Cornerview, Gonzales, LA 70737 225-647-1829 225-647-9047 225-644-6397 225-644-8075 fax 225-644-2069

St. Mary and Franklin Banner Tribune
115 Wilson Street P.O. Box 566 Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 828-3706 FAX (337)828-2874
Vanessa Pritchett, Managing Editor

Mail: P.O. Box 311 Bastrop, La. 71220 Fax: 318.283.1699 E-mail: "Mark Rainwater Editor"Bill Coon Publisher

 The Guardian-Journal
620 North Main  |  PO Box 119  |  Homer, La 71040
Phone 318-927-3541  |  Fax 318-927-3542
Mail to:

The Ouachita Citizen
P.O. Box 758 West Monroe, LA 71294 318-322-3161 voice 318-325-2285 fax
Contact us by website:
Contact us by Email:

The Piney Woods Journal , 104 North Third Street, Dodson, LA 71422
Tom Kelly, Editor, P.O. Box 190, Dodson, LA 71422,
Phone 318-628-8671, FAX: 318-628-8673,

The Ruston Daily Leader
212 West Park Avenue 318-255-4353 Fax 318-255-4006
Chuck Cannon Editor E-Mail
George Graham Crime Reporter E-Mail
Rick Hohlt Publisher/Editor E-Mail

The Ruston Morning Paper John E-mail Address(es):

The Times of Acadiana - Acadiana's Weekly Newspaper
221 Jefferson St., Lafayette, LA 70501. (337) 289-6300. Fax (337) 289-6496
Letters to the Editor

Doug Gruse ~ Managing Editor,
Eric Benjamin ~General Manager
Don Allen ~ Staff Writer,
Note: Your letter must be 400 words or less and must have your full name,
address and daytime phone number to be considered for publication.

University of La at Monroe newspaper

Loyola of New Orleans campus newspaper


P.O. Box 588Baton Rouge, LA
 225.383.1111 800.960.6397 (in Louisiana)
Contact Us

Letters to the Editor:
525 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
E-mail: Letters to the Editor Phone: 225.388.0202 Fax: 225.388.0175

Letter to the Editor

Executive Editor Linda Lightfoot Phone: 225.388.0276 Fax: 225.388.0297
Managing Editor Carl Redman  Phone: 225.388.0277 Fax: 225.388.0297

Metro Desk:

Metro Editor: Milford Fryer
E-mail: Metro Desk Phone: 225.388.0307 Fax: 225.388.0371
Assistant Metro Editors: Chris Baughman Phone: 225.388.0282
Johnny Brooks Phone: 225.388.0291
Vicki Ferstel Phone: 225.388.0303
Gene Mearns Phone: 225.388.1111 ext. 0430


State Editor: Roy Miller
E-mail: State Desk Phone: 225.388.0296 Fax: 225.388.0371
Asst. State Editor: Ben Reed  Phone: 225.388.0315

Capital Bureau:

Capitol Bureau Chief: John LaPlante  
E-mail: Capitol News Bureau Phone: 225.388.0343 Fax: 225.342.0272

MICHELLE MILLHOLLON  Capitol news bureau
MARSHA SHULER  Capitol news bureau
MARK BALLARD Capitol news bureau
SCOTT DYER Capitol news bureau
WILL SENTELL Capitol news bureau

Copy DESK:

News Editor: Ken Duhe
E-mail: Copy Desk Fax: 225.388.0371
Asst. News editor: Kay Gervais Phone: 225.388.0649

News Features Magine & Fun
News Features Editor: Tim Belehrad 
E-mail: Fun or Magazine Phone: 225.388.0288 Fax: 225.388.0351

Asst. News Features Editor: Greg Langley

TIMOTHY BOONE Advocate business writer
KEVIN BLANCHARD Acadiana bureau
Advocate staff reporter ROY PITCHFORD
Amy Wold,

The Advocate Staff writers:

Adams, Arthur Anders, Smiley
Anderson, Bob Angelette, Adrian
Bankston, William Baudoin, Dominic
Baughman, Christopher Belehrad, Tim
Bergeron, Judy Blanchard, Kevin
Blitzer, Carol Anne Brooks, Johnny
Calder, Chad Campbell, Cynthia
Copy Editing Staff Couvillion, Ellyn
Cullen, Ed Dennis, Patrick
Druzin, Heath Dubois, Carl
Dunne, Mike Dyer, Scott
Fambrough, Robin Feig, William
Ferstel, Vicki Frink, Chris
Gipson, John Griggs, Ted
Guillory, Paul Gyan, Joe
Hannon, Richard Heitman, Danny
Jeansonne, Camille Kay, Julie
Keller, Lanny Kern, Emily
Langley, Greg Lauck, Arthur
Levy, Joel Lussier, Charles
Macaluso, Joe Martin, Karen
McMillan, John Mickles, Sheldon
Millhollon, Michelle Minton, James
Morris, George Muir, Butch
Noel, Josh Norwood, David
Price, Anne K Pricer, Tensey
Rabalais, Scott Randolph, Matt
Reed, Ben Ridgeway, Bonner
Roberts, Penny Brown Russell, Jason
Saltz, Mark Schiefelbein, Joe
Shields, Gerard Shuler, Marsha
Sierichs, William Simoneaux, Angie
Songe, Alex Sonnier, Cheramie
Sports staff Spradling, Travis
Tramontana, Lisa Tompkins, Fayette
Tuck, Bryan Walters, Lucie
Ward, Steven Warren, Chante
Weathers, William Williams, John H
Wirt, John Wolford, Nancy

Gannett Newspaper

Capitol Bureau Mike Hasten,   SERIES OF STORIES ON RESERVOIR

Manuel Jovel
Gunter, Johnny
Don Walker Shreveport Gannett Newspaper
Roy Lang

Contact Monroe thenewsstar  Email:

Letters to editor: Barry Johnson E-mail Address(es):
Blum, Jordan E-mail Address(es):
Bob Teague E-mail Address(es):

Contact Shreveport The Shreveport times   Email:
Send a letter to the editor Shreveport Gannett Newspaper

Craig Durrett is editorial page editor. Shreveport Gannett Newspaper ??
Gregory Hudson, P.O. Box 30222, Shreveport, LA 71130-0222. E-mail to

Contact Alexandria Town Talk Email: E-mail Address(es):

Contact Opelousas The Daily World

Contact Lafayette The Daily Advertiser
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5310 Lafayette, LA 70502 Switchboard: (337) 289-6300


John Maginnis syndicated columnist Louisiana politics
Political Review, P.O. Box 6, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Maginnis' Web site is

The Christian Science Monitor One Norway Street Boston, MA 02115 USA 617.450.2000
Contact us:

Gambit Weekly  CLANCY DUBOS     E-mail Best of New Orleans!

Times Picayune New Orleans

Capital bureau Ed Anderson  or (225) 342-5810.
Capital bureau Robert Travis Scott or (225) 342-4197.
Capital bureau Jan Moller or (225) 342-5207.
Capital bureau Laura Maggi
St. Tammany bureau Meghan Gordon or (985) 898-4827.
St. Bernard / Plaquemines bureau Sandra Barbier  or (504) 826-3836.
St. Bernard / Plaquemines bureau Paul Rioux or (504) 826-3834

River Parishes bureau Allen Powell II and (985) 652-0952.

Staff writer Mark Schleifstein  or (504) 826-3327.
Staff writer John Pope or (504) 826-3317
Staff writer covers higher education Coleman Warner or (504) 826-3311.
Staff writer James Gill or at (504) 826-3318
Staff writer Gwen Filosa or (504) 826-3304.

The Times-Picayune

Submit E-mail:

Or mail to:
Letters to the Editor
The Times-Picayune
3800 Howard Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125-1429

Jim Amoss , Editor
Peter Kovacs , Managing Editor,News
Dan Shea , Managing Editor, News
Lynn Cunningham , Assistant to the Editor

Terri Troncale , Editorial Page Editor
Dante Ramos , Deputy Editorial Page Editor

Ray Massett , V.P., General Manager

Anna Stipp , V.P., Advertising
Vernon Cobb , V.P., Auditing
Philip Ehrhardt , V.P., Circulation
Elizabeth Gruder , V.P.,Creative Advertiser Services
Anson Smith , V.P. Credit
Chris Rupper t, V.P., InformationTechnology
P. Beth Adams , V.P., Personnel
Ray Maly , V.P., Production
Wayne Benjamin , V.P.,Purchasing
Patrick Hinrichs , V.P., Transportation

To Submit A News Item:

Covington/Mandeville Bureau
1001 N. U.S. 190, Covington, LA 70433
Covington News:
Mandeville News:
News Department: 898-4825
Advertising Department: 898-4800
Classified Advertising Department: 892-7355

East Jefferson Bureau
4013 N. I-10 Service Rd., Metairie, LA 70002
East Jefferson News:
News Department: 883-7050
Advertising Department: 883-7000
Classified Advertising Department: 883-7007

River Parishes Bureau
301 West Airline Blvd., Suite 103, LaPlace, LA, 70068
River Parishes News:
News Department: 652-0950
Advertising Department 652-0920
Classified Advertising Department: 651-7355

Slidell Bureau
2070 Gause Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458
Slidell News:
News Department: 645-2850
Advertising Department: 645-2820
Classified Advertising Department: 690-7355

St. Bernard Bureau
9000 W. Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette, LA 70043
St. Bernard News:
News Department: 826-3830
Advertising Department: 826-3000
Classified Advertising Department: 822-7355

West Bank Bureau
2520 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna, LA 70053
West Bank News:
News Department: 826-3781
Advertising Department: 826-3742
Classified Advertising Department: 826-3740

Here are the e-mail addresses for various sections of the newspaper:
Living Section:
Money Section:
New Orleans News:
Sports Section:
TV Focus:
Baton Rouge and Washington, D.C. News:

How to E-mail Newhouse NEWS SERVICE


Deborah Howell Bureau chief
Rick Beaudette Executive news editor
Jonesetta Lassiter Regional news editor
Linda Fibich National editor
John Membrino News service news editor

Bruce Alpert The Times-Picayune, New Orleans
John McQuaid The Times-Picayune, New Orleans
Bill Walsh The Times-Picayune, New Orleans


WBRZ TV Baton Rouge

WBRZ  1650 Highland Road Baton Rouge, LA 70802 225.387.2222 Fax: 225.336.2246
Contact Us

Email: 2 On Your Side 225.336.2332

News Team 225.336.2344

Andrea Clesi 6 p.m. & 10 p.m. Anchor
Claire Hatty Reporter
Ben Lemoine Reporter/Weekend Anchor
Marvin McGraw Reporter
Veronica Mosgrove Reporter
John Pastorek 4 & 6 p.m. Anchor
Ken Pastorick Reporter
Todd Ross 2une-In/Noon Anchor
George Ryan 5 p.m. & 10 p.m. Anchor
Whitney Vann 2une-In Co-Anchor

P.O. Box 63333 Lafayette, LA 70596 Station Address KATC 1103 Eraste Landry Rd. Lafayette, LA 70506
Main Switchboard  (337) 235-3333 News Room (337) 236-6351

KALB-TV Newschannel 5 P.O. BOX 951 Alexandria, LA 71309
Phone: 318.445.6397 Hot Line 1-888-KALB-TV5 (1-888-525-2885) Fax: 318.449.4594
President/General Manager Les Golmon GM Executive Assistant  Shannon Tassin
News Director Michele Godard Interactive Media Leah Potter

TV 10 1808 Eraste Landry Rd, PO Box 90665, Lafayette LA 70509
Switchboard: (337) 981-4823News: (337) 981-4844  Newsroom Fax: (337) 981-6533

WAFB Channel 9 Baton Rouge
News Director, Vicki Zimmerman: (225-215-4800)

C.B.S. Network:

KSLA T.V. 12 Shrevesport
General Comments:
News Department:


New Orleans T.V. Stations

You can also send email to the WB Network at:

WDSU 6 - The New Orleans - New Orleans - for local news, weather, sports and more.

WHNO TV-20 - New Orleans - Family and Christian inspirational, news, etc.

New Orleans public tv
General Manager: Program Manager

KNOE Channel 8 Monroe

1400 Oliver Road Monroe, LA 71201 318-388-8888

Ken Booth E-Mail:
Gina Swanson
Erick Fayard E-Mail:
Natasha Rogers Email:
Jennifer Teitel E-Mail:
Adam Winkler Email:
Sara Lezama email:

Radio stations

Talk Radio

Moon Griffon of KMLB talk radio

Chad Rogers of La News And Politics on WJBO Radio .

Clarence Buggs
1150WJBO Radio Email

WWL First News with Bob DelGiorno Email Bob at!

WLPB - 27 (PBS)

The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street Northwest Washington, DC 20071
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