The Capital Region has an abundance of news and specialty media to fill you in on everything from hard hitting cover stories to lifestyle features. These local outlets are also good resources for staying in the know about upcoming events. Check out the sites below to keep up with the news and events most relevant to you, or visit the Events page to see what’s coming up soon in your area of interest.

Daily & Community News

The Advocate

Daily news publication and daily emails for the Capital Region


Capital City News

Monthly community news publication for the city of Baton Rouge


Central City News

Monthly news publication for the city of Central


Donaldsonville Chief

Weekly news for Donaldsonville and surrounding areas


Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Bi-weekly news for Gonzales

Livingston Parish News

Twice weekly news publication for Livingston Parish


NOLA Media Group – Baton Rouge Bureau

Weekly news publication, daily news emails, and weekly events emails for the Capital Region


Plaquemine Post South

Weekly news publication for Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, and surrounding areas


Riverside Reader

Weekly publication for Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and St. Landry Parishes


West Side Journal

The official journal of West Baton Rouge

Lifestyle Publications & Websites


Entertainment, people, and food
Monthly publication and weekly event emails


Baton Rouge Moms

Food, health, and calendar of events
Website and blog


Baton Rouge Parents

Resources, articles, and events for parents
Monthly publication and weekly event emails


Bite and Booze

Food, drinks, and culinary events
Website, blog, and newsletter


City Social

People, places, community, and non-profit events
Monthly publication


Country Roads

Covering events, food, culture, art, and daytrips from New Orleans to Natchez
Monthly publication


Entertainment, LSU news, and events
Bi-weekly publication, online event listing, and weekly event email



Philanthropic events, people, places, and style
Monthly publication


Red Schtick

Satirical news on South Louisiana politics, people, and culture


The Scout Guide, Baton Rouge

Specialty advertising and lifestyle
Annual publication


Town Favorites

Local events, recipes, and entertainment reviews
Monthly publication

Local Radio

1150 AM WJBO

News Radio


1210 AM WLRO “The Score”

Fox Sports Affiliate


1460 AM WXOK “Heaven 1460”



89.3 FM WRKF

NPR Affiliate


91.1 KLSU

LSU Campus Radio


94.1 FM WEMX “Max 94.1”

Hip Hop and R&B


96.1 FM KRVE “The River”

Easy Listening


96.9 FM WHYR “Community Radio”

Non-Commercial, Educational


97.7 FM WYNK HD “Downtown Radio”

60s and 70s

98.1 FM WDGL “Eagle”

Classic Rock and LSU Sports


100.7 FM WTGE “The Tiger”

Today’s Best Country


101.5 FM WYNK

Today’s Country Hits


102.5 FM WFMF

Today’s Hit Music


103.3 FM WRQQ

Classic Hits


104.5 FM WNXX

ESPN Sports Affiliate


106.5 FM KQXL “Q 106.5”

Classic Soul and Smooth R&B


107.3 FM WBRP “Talk 107.3”

News and Special Interest

Specialty Event Listings & Newsletters

Baton Rouge River Center

Concerts, performing arts, Baton Rouge Ballet, and Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra


Cherry Baton Rouge

Live music and speakeasy scene


Downtown Development District

Downtown events and festivals


East Baton Rouge Parish Library System

Workshops, reading groups, creative events, and children’s events


Jive Flamingo

Live music in the Capital Region


Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit fundraisers and workshops throughout Louisiana

Louisiana Travel

Statewide events and festivals


LSU Leisure Classes

Classes ranging from guitar to dance to pottery


Manship Theatre

Concerts, performing arts, and movies


The Red Shoes

Center for personal and spiritual growth


Visit Baton Rouge

Tourist attractions and area events

Local Television

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Non-profit, educational programming



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Local news at 5:00 am, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, and 10:00 pm

Business News & Events

Baton Rouge Business Report

Bi-weekly publication and twice daily business news emails


Baton Rouge Area Chamber

Weekly business news emails for BRAC investors