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February 8, 2019

Meet Elizabeth Boone

As an Audience Engagement Specialist in the Marketing and Engagement Department, Elizabeth Boone works closely with IEG, Production, and Social Media teams on digital marketing efforts and publicity for Great Performances. “I am part publicist, part digital marketer, overall storyteller. I have a hand in numerous things, but all of it is with the goal [...]

January 28, 2019

ALL ARTS Launches!

The day has finally arrived -- ALL ARTS is now LIVE as a broadcast channel and streaming platform. ALL ARTS is a multimedia platform devoted to engaging with numerous artistic genres. We document and showcase established and emerging artists working in visual art, music, theater, dance, film, literature and more. ALL ARTS embraces a global spirit [...]

January 24, 2019

Kids’ Media and Education Partners with Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone for Educator Workshop

Members of the Kids’ Media and Education Team (Sandra Sheppard, Sandy Goldberg, KJ Vanderiet, Kristina Kirtley, Ellie Janszky and Michelle Chen) spent the afternoon at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone for an educator workshop for teachers working in hospitals. The 35 educators who attended the training teach children of all ages in pediatric hospitals [...]

January 22, 2019

It’s a Hat Trick! WNET Wins Three NETA Awards at Annual Conference

At this year’s annual NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) conference, WNET was recognized with three NETA awards: Best Promotion – Single Video: Department of Homeless Services PATH Intake Center Spot. Best Instructional Media – Games & Apps: Cyberchase: Watts of Trouble Best Instructional Media – Teacher Professional Learning: Understanding LGBTQ+ Identity: A Toolkit for Educators. WNET [...]

January 14, 2019

Happy 50th Anniversary WLIW21!

WLIW21 is 50! The station dedicated to serving Long Island is celebrating its 50th anniversary on the air today, Monday, January 14. From Long Island Educational Television Council first signing on the air in 1969, to WLIW’s commitment to local and British programming, to its merger with WNET in 2003, to its launch of Passport in [...]

January 4, 2019

Meet Anna Campbell

As a Multimedia Producer for ALL ARTS, Anna Campbell produces arts-focused content for both the ALL ARTS broadcast channel and online platforms, taking projects from beginning to end. She has been part of the WNET family for several years, having worked on projects like American Graduate Day and Treasures of New York. Read on to [...]

December 20, 2018

NJTV Hosts Poverty Forum in Princeton

NJTV hosted its latest In Your Neighborhood Community Forum at the Princeton Municipal Building in Princeton this week. The forum, themed Princeton’s Poverty Challenge, was moderated by NJTV News Correspondent and Anchor Michael Hill.  It included panel discussion with public Q&A that explored the many contributing causes and solutions to area poverty, from challenges in the [...]

November 30, 2018

Meet Laura Ball

As an Associate Counsel in the Legal Department and one of WNET’s production attorneys, Laura Ball handles legal matters for Amanpour and Company, PBS NewsHour Weekend, and Children’s and Educational Media. “This involves drafting and negotiating production agreements, pre-broadcast review, and advising on a wide range of issues, including copyright and trademark law and newsgathering [...]

November 16, 2018

Meet Joseph Wade

As an Associate Producer for MetroFocus, Joseph Wade pitches and produces stories for WNET’s award-winning public affairs program. “Producing stories that matter is my honor, as is helping my team take on the day-to-day duties and challenges that make our show run,” Joseph says. Read on to learn about Joseph’s experience in the military, the [...]

November 13, 2018

New “Treasures of New Jersey” Episode Gets the Red Carpet Treatment

Last night, the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders hosted a sneak-peak “world premiere” screening event for the new episode of Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey, which premieres tomorrow, November 14 at 8:30pm on NJTV. Watch a trailer here. [caption id="attachment_4386" align="alignright" width="199"] Senator Smith [...]

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