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December 6, 2019

Meet Dan Quitério

As Director, Social Media, Marketing & Engagement, Dan Quitério leads social media marketing for WNET, offering strategic insight for all three stations and individual shows — both national and local — and initiatives in an effort to build and maintain vibrant, online communities. “Social’s greatest values are in its abilities to rally fans around your [...]

November 25, 2019

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: December 2019

WNET’s very own Leandro Mejia, a self-proclaimed public media superfan, writes a monthly column of his must-see recommendations on THIRTEEN. Check out his suggestions for new and encore programs you won’t want to miss. And if you want to expand your vocabulary, click on the hyperlinked words for a definition. This is a list you will [...]

English Educators’ Annual Convention Features “American Masters” Panels

[caption id="attachment_4844" align="alignright" width="300"] From L-R: Sarah Richard, Lakisha Odlum, Jocelyn Chadwick, Kristina Kirtley.[/caption] Last weekend, 10,000 literacy educators from across the country descended on Baltimore for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention. The theme this year was Spirited Inquiry. The four-day gathering brought together authors, teachers, literacy experts, and young people [...]

November 15, 2019

Meet Katelin Levy

As an Associate Producer, Digital Content, Great Performances, Katelin Levy manages the content that is posted on the Great Performances, NYC-ARTS, and Reel 13 websites. “My day-to-day activities consist of packaging video for the web and YouTube, creating content for NYC-ARTS’ social media channels, watching lots of great programs to find the best clips for [...]

October 31, 2019

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: November 2019

WNET’s very own Leandro Mejia, a self-proclaimed public media superfan, writes a monthly column of his must-see recommendations on THIRTEEN. Check out his suggestions for new and encore programs you won’t want to miss. And if you want to expand your vocabulary, click on the hyperlinked words for a definition. November might be the 11th month [...]

October 29, 2019

WNET & NJTV Connect with Educators at Social Studies Conference

On Monday, WNET and NJTV presented at the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference at Rutgers University. Close to 400 K-12 educators traveled to Piscataway to attend the all-day conference, which featured more than thirty breakout sessions. Almost 50% of all school districts from NJ had a teacher in attendance. Educators interacted with [...]

October 28, 2019

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Be My Neighbor Day Draws Huge Crowd

The weather on Saturday, October 19 was perfect for bringing together neighbors at NJPAC in Newark New Jersey for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Be My Neighbor Day. 1,750 people and several community partners were in attendance for this free event that ran from 12-3 PM. With a grant from Fred Rogers Company, WNET hosted the community event [...]

October 25, 2019

THIRTEEN Screening Series Launches at Bronx Library Center

THIRTEEN’s new screening series at the Bronx Library Center launched on October 7 with a public screening of American Masters – Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage. Executive Producer Michael Kantor welcomed guests on behalf of WNET. Following the film screening, the audience enjoyed a conversation between the film's director/producer Ben DeJesus and Raúl Juliá’s wife, [...]

October 3, 2019

Meet Karen Brazell

As Creative Director, Interactive Engagement Group, Karen Brazell designs or oversees the creation of assets that extend THIRTEEN’s reach beyond broadcast. She and her team create a wide variety of social media graphics, including tune-ins, quote cards, fact cards, digital event graphics, Instagram Stories, social channel headers for local and national programs, digital ads, program [...]

September 27, 2019

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: October 2019

WNET’s very own Leandro Mejia, a self-proclaimed public media superfan, writes a monthly column of his must-see recommendations on THIRTEEN. Check out his suggestions for new and encore programs you won’t want to miss. And if you want to expand your vocabulary, click on the hyperlinked words for a definition. August may have its dog days, [...]

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