Media appearances

Jonah Goldman Kay, "The Katrina survivors who fled devastation only to freeze in Texas," The Guardian, March 5, 2021.

"Life Raft: Could Flood Insurance Sink Us Before The Water Does?" WWNO, February 23, 2021.

The Reading Life, WWNO, January 1, 2021.

"What We Learned–And Didn't Learn–From Hurricane Katrina," On Point, September 1, 2020.

MSNBC, interview with Joshua Johnson, August 29, 2020.

John Simerman, “New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward is still reeling from Hurricane Katrina’s damage 15 years later,” New Orleans Advocate / Times-Picayune, August 29, 2020.

Weather Channel, interviews on “AMHQ Weekend” and “Weekend Recharge,” August 29, 2020.

Tegan Wendland, “Lessons to Learn from Hurricane Katrina,” All Things Considered, August 28, 2020.

Fox 8, interview on New Orleans Fox affiliate, August 28, 2020.

"The Legacy of Hurricane Katrina, 15 Years Later," 1A, August 27, 2020.

Matt Hanson, “Hurricane Katrina’s Tragedy Began More Than 100 Years Ago,” Daily Beast, August 22, 2020.

Tegan Wendland, "Q&A: Author Andy Horowitz On His New Book 'Katrina: A History, 1915–2015'" WWNO, August 12, 2020.

Will Peischel, "Trump Says Nuclear Proliferation Is Scarier Than Climate Change. He's Failing at Both," Mother Jones, July 29, 2020.

Kevin Quealy, "The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City," New York Times, May 15, 2020.

Jenny Jarvie, "Barry, now a tropical depression, soaks much of Louisiana while sparing New Orleans," Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2019

Jenny Jarvie and Bettina Boxall, "Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast," Los Angeles Times,

July 11, 2019

Tegan Wendland, "New Orleans Sues Big Oil," Morning Edition, June 14, 2019.

Nina Feldman, "Meet the 2 Black Women Vying to Be the Next New Orleans Mayor," Next City, November 2, 2017.

Robert Downen, “Crime Plummeted in Houston During Harvey. So Why Do Many Assume Otherwise?” Houston Chronicle, October 28, 2017.

Janell Ross, “How Viral Images of Hurricane Heroes are Rebranding the ‘Redneck’ Identity,” Washington Post, September 8, 2017.

Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, “New Orleans’ Katrina Challenges May Hold Lessons for Houston,” Associated Press, September 2, 2017.


Janell Ross and Wesley Lowery, “Looting Rumors and Fear of Crime Often Exaggerated after Natural Disasters,” Washington Post, September 1, 2017.

Jacob Remes, “How Humans Make Disasters Worse,” Time, August 31, 2017.


Alexis Madrigal, “Why the Gulf Coast is Uniquely Vulnerable to Disasters,” The Atlantic, August 29, 2017.

Tegan Wendland, “Army Corps Faces Mountain of Mistrust in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward,” All Things Considered, July 11, 2017.

Vaninish Homeland in the Bayou,” documentary for France Ô, 2017.


Tegan Wendland, “Residents of Lower Ninth Fight Proposed Lock, and Corps,” WWNO, June 7, 2017.

Ryan Kailath, “New Maps Label Much of New Orleans Out of Flood Hazard Area,” All Things Considered, September 30, 2016.

Ryan Kailath, “Updated Federal Flood Maps of New Orleans: An Outline For Disaster?”, WWNO, September 30, 2016.

CBC News Network, television interview, August 29, 2015.


Jason Saul, “‘Overlooked and Forgotten’ But Resolute, 10 Years After Hurricane Rita,” WWNO, August 28, 2015.

Tom Dart, “What Katrina Left Behind: New Orleans uneven recovery and unending divisions,” The Guardian, August 22, 2015.

Nathaniel Rich, “The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever,” New York Times Magazine, October 3, 2014.