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Ken Wells (2009)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-10

Duration: 00:06:18

Subjects: Wells, Ken | Authors | Journalists


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Wells, Pershing Interviewee
  • Dill, Ray Interviewee
  • Delahaye, Al Interviewee
  • Wells, Ken Speaker


This segment from the 2009 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Ken Wells accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Wells, a native of Houma, is an award-winning journalist and author. He spent twenty-four years at “The Wall Street Journal,” including a stint as the “Page One” writer and editor. The profile includes interviews with: Pershing Wells, his brother; Ray Dill, the former publisher of the “Houma Courier”; and Al Delahaye, his journalism professor at Nicholls State University. Host: Beth Courtney