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June 9, 2017

Meet Beth Calvo

As Procurement Director in Finance, Beth Calvo and her team facilitate purchasing activities to help WNET obtain goods and services at the right price/quality and in a timely and efficient manner. "We are responsible for establishing policies and procedures for buying goods and services to ensure compliance with federal regulations," Beth explains. They are also [...]

June 7, 2017

WNET’s Becky Fasanello Presents Keynote at NYC Settlement House Day

Yesterday, June 5, United Neighborhood Houses (UNH) hosted Settlement House Day 2017, a day-long conference for staff from UNH's 38 member agencies consisting of workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities to help develop new skills and connect with the settlement house movement. WNET's Becky Fasanello, producer of Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses, was asked to [...]

June 2, 2017

Meet Mark Nixdorf

As Engineer in Charge at NJTV, Mark Nixdorf oversees and maintains the television production equipment to ensure the successful broadcast of NJTV News With Mary Alice Williams and the station’s other productions. Read on to learn about the path that led Mark to NJTV, his favorite places in New Jersey, and more. [caption id="attachment_3299" align="alignright" width="200"] [...]

May 30, 2017

“Asian Americans in Media” Panel Explores Inclusiveness in the Cultural & Entertainment Landscape

The Inclusion & Diversity Council's most recent panel, Asian Americans in Media, welcomed journalist Juju Chang (ABC’s Nightline), actor George Takei, producer Stephanie Foo (This American Life) and playwright Rehana Lew Mirza for a discussion on the challenges Asian Americans face working towards more visibility and authentic representation in media. Foo's career began when she started [...]

May 24, 2017

Republican Candidates Go Head to Head in Gubernatorial Primary Debate on NJTV

Last Thursday, May 18, about 150 people attended the New Jersey Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate that NJTV News and NJ Spotlight co-hosted the from the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio in Newark Thursday. Candidates Jack Ciattarelli and Kim Guadagno (above) participated in a 60-minute debate. [caption id="attachment_3285" align="alignright" width="300"] The audience outside the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio, including NJTV [...]

May 19, 2017

Meet Lisa Buch

As an Associate Web Developer in the IEG Department, Lisa Buch (last name is pronounced “Book”) helps build and maintain WNET’s websites and some of the digital features for THIRTEEN’s website, our various programs and local stations, and direct service clients. “Typically, I get development requests from a digital producer who may need a new [...]

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