12/01 Thursday: Bernie Pinsonat, Mark Ballard, Jay Connaughton, Tonnisha Ellis

Hour One

Bernie Pinsonat




Bernie Pinsonat is a pollster who joined the show to weigh in on the Louisiana Senate race. His business partner at Southern Media and Opinion Research launched the first poll for the company and since, Pinsonat has become prominent in Louisiana politics.

Mark Ballard


Recurring show guest Mark Ballard from The Advocate went live on air to weigh in on the 2016 Louisiana Senate race.

Hour 2

Jay Connaughton

Connaughton is a native of Louisiana and the man behind Donald Trump's political advertisements that helped him become president-elect. He is originally from Covington and attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He has worked on many major campaigns throughout his career.  

Tonnisha Ellis 

Tonisha Ellis is the LYFE Program Director from the Governor's Office joined the show for World AIDS Day. Baton Rouge has the highest rate of AIDS in the state of Louisiana with New Orleans not very far behind.