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LA Speaks: Gayle Benson (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-22

Duration: 00:05:13

Subjects: New Orleans Saints (Football team) | Benson, Gayle | Women-owned business enterprises | Sports


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Benson, Gayle Interviewee


This segment from the March 22, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with Gayle Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. She discusses: the Super Bowl coming to New Orleans in 2025; completing the renovations on the Superdome; the Saints being granted international marketing rights in France; her love of business; and her philanthropic work, including the renovation of St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.