Media Inquiries

Media inquiries to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office should be directed to Public Information Officer Ken Daley, via email ( or office phone (504-822-2414). The communications director is available from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays, and for emergency inquiries after hours and on weekends.

Daley joined the OPDA’s office in November 2017, after nearly five years as a crime and criminal courts reporter for | The Times-Picayune. He was honored three years in a row as the city’s top breaking news reporter by the Press Club of New Orleans (2015-17).

Daley previously worked as a sports columnist, reporter, editor or free-lance contributor for the Orange County (Calif.) Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Dallas Morning News, Sports Illustrated, and The New York Times. The graduate of Cal State Fullerton spent 21 years of his journalism career covering Major League Baseball in Los Angeles and Dallas.