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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, [...]

September 6, 2019

Meet Sarah Autry

As Director, CRM Business Systems, Development, Sarah Autry works with people across the organization to understand their job function and make sure their needs can be met efficiently using our customer relationship management systems, through the initial implementation of Salesforce and beyond. “My job is a blend of business and systems analysis, project management, and [...]

August 30, 2019

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: September 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. Though the sun is setting on [...]

August 16, 2019

Meet Peter Fulton

As an Accounts Payable Coordinator in the Finance Department, Peter Fulton processes invoices and make sure that WNET’s supplier accounts are up to date. “In other words, I pay the bills!” he says. Read on to learn about the public media programs on Peter’s must-watch list, his favorite places in Bay Ridge, and more. What is [...]

August 1, 2019

Meet Gabriella Vetrano

As an Audience Engagement intern, Gabriella Vetrano is spending the summer working with WNET's Audience Engagement team on various aspects of program promotion. “Most of my long-term projects have involved finding press contacts for the team to reach out to so they can promote our shows. We then reach out to publications, influencers and social [...]

July 30, 2019

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: August 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. THIRTEEN's cool shows will get you even [...]

July 26, 2019

Meet Our Summer 2019 Interns, Part 3

Welcome to the third installment of WNET’s 2019 Summer Intern Spotlights. Our interns told us about the work they’re doing at WNET, their favorite fictional characters, and, in celebration of the Summer of ’69 specials, their favorite concert experiences.  We hope you enjoy learning about our wonderful interns in these interviews conducted by Gabriella Vetrano, [...]

July 25, 2019

WNET Picks Up Four News & Documentary Emmy Award Nominations

WNET picked up four News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Nature Program Nature – Super Cats: Cats in Every Corner Nature – Sex, Lies and Butterflies Music and Sound Nature – Super Cats: Extreme Lives Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design God Knows Where I Am PBS topped the nominations for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards with 47 noms, an ever [...]

July 19, 2019

Meet Our Summer 2019 Interns, Part 2

Welcome to the second installment of WNET’s 2019 Summer Intern Spotlights. We asked our interns to tell us a bit about their backgrounds, their work at WNET, and, in celebration of the Summer of ’69 specials, their favorite concert experiences.  We hope you enjoy learning about our wonderful interns in these interviews conducted by Gabriella [...]

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