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Gayle Benson (2023)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-04-27

Duration: 00:10:13

Subjects: Benson, Gayle | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | Philanthropists | Sports


  • Denison, John Host
  • Merrick, Robyn Host
  • Aymond, Gregory Interviewee
  • Lauscha, Dennis Interviewee
  • November, Pete Interviewee
  • Benson, Gayle Speaker


This segment from the 2023 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Gayle Benson accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Benson, a native of New Orleans, is the principal owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans and a philanthropist. Her profile includes interviews with: Archbishop Gregory Aymond of the Archdiocese of New Orleans; Dennis Lauscha, president of the Saints and Pelicans; and Pete November, CEO of Ochsner Health. Hosts: John Denison and Robyn Merrick