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September 15, 2017

Meet Colin Schoenberger

As Associate Director of Audience Development, Interactive Engagement Group (IEG), Colin Schoenberger reports on the content people watch on WNET’s websites and apps, digs further into where they come from, how and why they’re engaging, and then filters everything in a way that sparks ideas and tells a story. “There’s so much data available, it [...]

September 8, 2017

Meet Sue Sinclair

The Music Services department at WNET provides music selections to producers for use in their programming, then clears the rights necessary for each program. They build relationships with producers who need unique musical expertise when creating media by meeting with producers, listening to music, and delivering selections that best support the narrative of the media. [...]

August 25, 2017

Meet Enaé Boone

As a Budget Controller in the Finance Department, Enaé Boone’s responsibilities include budget creation for new projects and tracking production expenditures to ensure that programs remain on budget. “As part of the Budget Control team, I also provide cost reporting for both internal and external review by PBS, CPB, and the various foundations and individuals [...]

August 24, 2017

NJTV Hosts “Health, Quality of Life and Economic Disparity” Forum in Asbury Park

[caption id="attachment_3431" align="alignright" width="225"] Briana Vannozzi leads community forum discussion.[/caption] NJTV hosted a community engagement forum -- Health, Quality of Life and Economic Disparity -- at the Holy Spirit Church in Asbury Park as part of the Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America initiative. The forum was presented in conjunction with the upcoming NJTV [...]

August 18, 2017

Run DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Tapes “American Graduate Day” Testimonial

This week, American Graduate Day taped a testimonial with Darryl "DMC" McDaniels from the legendary hip-hop group Run DMC. WNET’s Mike Kostel, Anna Campbell, Chris Brande, and Shiva Darshan from the American Graduate Day team met with the groundbreaking artist at Camp Felix in Putnam Valley, NY. McDaniels founded Camp Felix in 2006, along with Emmy-winning [...]

Meet Cristiana Lombardo

As the Production Coordinator for American Masters, Cristiana Lombardo supports the series staff and documentary filmmakers in various stages of production. Primarily, her role is to provide administrative support to Executive Producer Michael Kantor and Senior Producers Julie Sacks and Junko Tsunashima. “As a production unit, our days are often unpredictable. In addition to assisting [...]

August 11, 2017

Meet Dorean Rose Pugh

As Communications Coordinator, Communications & Marketing Department, Dorean Rose Pugh assists all members of the department, working on a variety of projects. “I tweet from the WNET account (@wnet), write for and edit The Owl sometimes, and lend a major hand to anyone in the department,” Dorean says. Read on to learn about Dorean’s recent [...]

August 9, 2017

What Are WNET Staffers Reading on #NationalBookLoversDay?

WNET staffers are as varied as their reading choices -- here are some recent answers to the question: "What book is on your nightstand?" From Lisa Overton: Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation by George Washington, possibly in reaction to watching the news all day, every day. From Maggie Bower: I’m reading a [...]

August 4, 2017

Meet Saraina Robertson

During the past few weeks, Saraina Robertson, a Reginald F. Lewis Minority Fellow who has been working with the Communications Department, has interviewed summer interns throughout the company for The Owl’s Staff Spotlight column. Before she leaves for school, we thought we’d give her a chance to shine in her own Staff Spotlight interview. Read [...]

August 2, 2017

NJTV Nabs 15 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award nominations were announced today. Overall, NJTV and its programs received a total of 15 nominations. NJTV News (3), American Songbook at NJPAC (1), Classroom Close-up, NJ (4), State of the Arts (6) and Steve Adubato (1) are among the nominees. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on Saturday, September 9, 2017. ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT NEWS [...]

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