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Jim Engster

Jim Engster is the general manager of the Louisiana Radio Network, which provides news coverage to 82 affiliate stations. In this capacity, Engster also manages Tiger Rag, "The Bible of LSU Sports."

Previously, Engster served as general manger of WRKF from 2003 to May of 2006. "The Jim Engster Show" debuted on WRKF in March of 2004 and has been a meeting place for discussions related to politics, business, sports and the arts. The show airs Monday through Friday at 9 a.m.

Engster has also served as a political analyst for WAFB-Channel 9 since 2002.

Jim is the former host of Louisiana Live, a statewide program that was heard from 1998 to 2003 on more than 20 stations around the state. It was named three times by the Associated Press as the best public affairs program in Louisiana.

Prior to hosting Louisiana Live, Engster was news director of the Louisiana Network for eleven years. Jim is a native of New Orleans and is a graduate in journalism from LSU.

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