WNET Blog

Up-to-date news and insights from our company

May 1, 2017

“America’s Test Kitchen” Cooking Demo Impresses at WNET Spring Luncheon

100 WNET Patrons and Major Donors attended WNET's Spring Luncheon at God’s Love We Deliver with special guests, America’s Test Kitchen hosts, Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison last Thursday, April 27. [caption id="attachment_3159" align="alignright" width="300"] WNET Individual Giving Team with America’s Test Kitchen hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster[/caption] Guests enjoyed three delicious courses from [...]

April 28, 2017

Meet Daniel Houston

As a Customer Service Associate in WNET's Member and Viewer Relations Department, Daniel Houston assists THIRTEEN, WLIW21, and NJTV members in all membership-related inquires and comments, as well as programming questions and concerns. “Members often call in simply to talk about the reasons they love THIRTEEN and the things that inspired them to become members, [...]

April 24, 2017

We Thank Our Dedicated Volunteers During National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, 2017

This week WNET, National Friends of Public Broadcasting, PBS, CPB, APTS and Protect My Public Media join together to thank volunteers for their efforts on WNET's behalf. These are station volunteers, board members, community advisory panel members, APTS Leadership Council members, and Protect My Public Media advocates who have all played a vital role throughout [...]

April 21, 2017

Meet Annika Leybold

As Research Assistant to Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET, Annika Leybold does preliminary research for various projects, such as Author Imprint, WLIW's new author interview series. She also provides administrative support for Neal Shapiro and his executive assistant, Gail Varvaro. “My job changes depending on the day and what Neal needs. Part of [...]

April 18, 2017

“Nature” Teams with Tumblr to Discuss Conservation and Climate Change

Tumblr's Issue Time presents a panel of experts and advocates to answer questions around a particular issue, from gun violence prevention and immigration reform to women's rights and LGBTQ equality. In honor of Earth Day 2017 -- Saturday, April 22 -- Tumblr approved Nature's proposed topic of "Conservation and Climate Change" for an Issue Time. Now, Nature’s [...]

April 17, 2017

“Mission US” Launches “Up From The Dust,” First Mission for Tablet

Mission US has launched Up from the Dust, the fifth installment in the award-winning series of digital role-playing games for middle and high school students. In the latest game, players step into the roles of Ginny and Frank Dunn, 13-year-old twins looking to support their family during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. This [...]

April 14, 2017

Meet Raymond Ly

As Coordinator, Desktop Systems, Raymond Ly is one of the talented HelpDesk staff team members who rescues WNET employees from all computer problems great and small. “I fix the computers,” he quips. “Okay, so it's a little bit more complicated than that, but that's what it basically boils down to. Whether your issue is an [...]

April 7, 2017

Meet Rachel Kahn Taylor

As an Associate Producer for WLIW, Rachel Kahn Taylor is working on several Treasures of New York films that are currently in production, as well as the upcoming series Treasures of New Jersey. “My roles in these projects include research, assisting on shoots, and fact checking,” Rachel says. Read on to learn about Rachel’s work [...]

April 5, 2017

New York State Broadcasters Association Honors WLIW with Awards

WLIW has received two honors from the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 51st Annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting. Treasures of New York: Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center won “Best Documentary Program” and Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses won “Best Locally Produced TV Show.” This year’s Excellence in Broadcasting Awards winners will be honored at [...]

©2017 WNET    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019