Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for Over 33 years.
Having accumulated three national awards/recognition (National Football Foundation, College Hall of Fame, Professional Bowlers Tour) and 17 state and local awards for his work in the field, Ken currently serves as Sports Director of WGSO, 990 AM and hosts award-winning shows, including Ken Trahan’s Original Prep Football Report and The Three Tailgaters Show with Ed Daniels and Archie Manning. Ken was inducted into the De La Salle High School Hall of Fame on January 30, 2010, receiving the Brother Ambrose LeBlanc, FSC Community Service Award for his outstanding service to the sports community and for his coverage of De La Salle and high school sports.
Along with serving as the President and General Manager of NewOrleans.Com/Sports, Ken is also the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of the Saints Hall of Fame Museum in the Superdome. Ken also writes a monthly column for the Kenner Star and the West Bank Beacon newspapers.
Among Ken’s ministry efforts, Ken works as the Director of Life Resources Sports Ministries and helps conduct faith-based weekly Bible study/luncheons, produces and co-hosts the Life Resources Bottom Line Sports Hour with Michael Green on WGSO, and produces and hosts the radio ministry for Williams Blvd. Baptist Church titled “Walking in the Word” at 5:30 Monday-Friday on WBSN, 89.1 F.M.
Ken is an ordained deacon and has previously conducted Bible studies for the New Orleans Zephyrs and at the University of New Orleans. Ken also served as an Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
As a play-by-play broadcaster, Ken has done radio for the New Orleans Saints (preseason—1995-1999), New Orleans Zephyrs (1993-2000), New Orleans Night (1991-1992), UNO (1982-1994, 2001-2006), Tulane (1982-1998), Professional Boxing (1982-1989) and prep sports (1978-Present). Ken has hosted various television shows and previously served as Program Director at both WTIX, 690 AM and WGSO, 990 AM.
A graduate of Loyola University (B.A.-Communications) in New Orleans and Archbishop Rummel High School, Ken resides in Kenner with Denise, his wife of over 24 years, and their children Sabrina, a student at LSU and Travis, a Graduate of Archbishop Rummel.