Born and raised in the New Orleans area, CCSE CEO Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for nearly four decades.
Ken started NewOrleans.com/Sports with Bill Hammack and Don Jones in 2008. In 2011, the site became SportsNOLA.com. On August 1, 2017, Ken helped launch CrescentCitySports.com.
Having accumulated national awards/recognition (National Sports Media Association, National Football Foundation, College Hall of Fame, Professional Bowlers Tour) and many state and local awards for his work in the field, Ken currently serves as Sports Director for Cumulus New Orleans and hosts award-winning shows, including Ken Trahan’s Original Prep Football Report and The Three Tailgaters Show with Ed Daniels on 106.1 FM NASH ICON.
In January of 2020, it was announced that Trahan was named Louisiana Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
Ken serves as General Manager and Chairman of the Board of the Saints Hall of Fame Museum in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Ken also writes a monthly column for the Kenner Star and serves as a member of the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame and Media Selection Committee of the Allstate Sugar Bowl while emceeing several Allstate Sugar Bowl events. Ken is the President and emcee of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club weekly luncheons as well.
Among Ken’s ministry efforts, Ken works as a Director for Life Resources Sports Ministries and helps conduct faith-based weekly Bible study/luncheons and annual outreaches and produces and co-hosts the Life Resources Bottom Line Sports Hour with Michael Green on WGSO, 990 AM each Thursday at 6 p.m.. Ken hosted the radio ministry for Williams Blvd. Baptist Church titled Walking in the Word at 5:30 Monday-Thursday on WBSN, 89.1 F.M. from 2001-2013 and hosted “Beyond History” on WHNO TV in 2014-15.
In radio, Ken has hosted sports talk shows since 1985, including at WWL, 870 AM, WSMB, 1350 AM, WTIX, 94.3 FM, WTIX, 690 AM and WGSO, 990 AM
A graduate of Loyola University (B.A.-Communications) in New Orleans and Archbishop Rummel High School (Metairie), Ken resides in Kenner with Denise, his wife of well over three decades. Ken and Denise are blessed with two children, Sabrina and Travis.
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