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June 22, 2018

Meet Amaris Rodriguez

As a Production Services Coordinator in the Production Services Department, Amaris Rodriguez schedules WNET’s in-house post-production sessions, such as audio mixes and voiceover sessions with Ed Campbell and Jon Berman. “I also book our Edit Rooms and Edit Cubes, work with Production Management to book crews for upcoming shoots, and schedule shoots and events that [...]

June 8, 2018

Meet Yehosheva Markovitz

As an Education Producer in the Children’s and Educational Media Department, Yehosheva Markovitz creates education resources for PBS LearningMedia. She also leads professional development workshops for teachers, helping them use media in the classroom and effectively integrate STEM content, such as engineering, in science lessons. Read on to learn about the path that led Yehosheva [...]

June 1, 2018

Meet Elizabeth Miller

As an Ingest Coordinator for DUBZ/Ingest, Elizabeth Miller transcodes, ingests, manages, digitizes, and quality checks various forms of media. “I also post WNET/PBS shows to the web and edit caption files for both web and broadcast,” Elizabeth says. Read on to learn about the book that will get Elizabeth’s vote for The Great American Read, [...]

May 31, 2018

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: June 2018

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. Celebrate the commencement of summer with [...]

May 29, 2018

NJTV Community Forum Focuses on Impact of Infrastructure on Township Quality of Life

Last week, NJTV hosted its fifth In Your Neighborhood community forum in Montclair at the United Way of Northern New Jersey. Its focus: the impact of infrastructure on quality of life in townships like Montclair. [caption id="attachment_4085" align="alignright" width="300"] NJTV News correspondent and forum moderator Briana Vannozzi during presentation of the panelists[/caption] NJTV News Correspondent Briana Vannozzi [...]

May 17, 2018

NJTV’s Newark Drug Forum Features Hard Discussions on Opioid Abuse & Treatment

[caption id="attachment_4076" align="alignright" width="300"] NJTV News Correspondent Michael Hill moderates panel featuring Stephen Stirling, Joel Torres, Jim McGreevey, Robert J. Budsock, Sue A. Seidenfeld[/caption] Last Thursday, NJTV hosted a Healthy NJ Community forum around the state’s Drug Addiction Crisis in Newark. About 40 people attended the forum at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, with more than 160 [...]

May 11, 2018

Meet Leah Mishkin

As a Correspondent for NJTV News With Mary Alice Williams, Leah Mishkin, wears many hats. “At NJTV, I’m a general assignment reporter. As a one-man band, I’m responsible for writing, shooting, editing, and reporting three- to four-minute long-form pieces covering a range of topics from politics to education to crime,” Leahs says. Read on to [...]

May 4, 2018

Meet Jasmine Wilson

As an Associate Producer, Community Engagement, Jasmine Wilson works on a variety of projects that help expand WNET’s footprint in the community. “The Community Engagement Department is relatively new, which makes my role interesting because it’s constantly evolving. Our department’s mission is to expand the impact of WNET’s media by directly engaging with new and [...]

Last Night, NJTV Was “In Your Neighborhood” Live From Montclair, New Jersey

Last night, NJTV broadcast live from Montclair, NJ...the network's first In Your Neighborhood initiative stop in 2018. NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and an hour-long special were broadcast live from the popular local restaurant Raymond's on Church Street in Montclair before a audience of 40 (plus other unsuspecting restaurant patrons!). NJTV News Anchor Mary [...]

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