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Ronnie Virgets

American journalist
Ronnie Virgets

Ronald Edward Virgets (April 4, 1942 – May 20, 2019) was an American writer, commentator and journalist. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he worked and is best known. He worked as a feature reporter for TV stations WDSU and WWL-TV. He also wrote for The Times-Picayune, Gambit, New Orleans Magazine and had many books published. He won a regional Emmy Award for a 1992 story on the city of New Orleans. Virgets served as host of Crescent City, a radio program broadcast in New Orleans on National Public Radio's WWNO.

Virgets died on May 20, 2019 in Destrehan, Louisiana. He was 77.[1]

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  1. "Ronnie Virgets, distinct New Orleans voice and storyteller, dies at 77". NOLA.com. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 21, 2019.