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October 15, 2018

NJTV Wins Three Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards

This past weekend, NJTV received three Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards at a ceremony in Philadelphia: ARTS PROGRAM/SPECIAL I Can’t… I Have Rehearsal Phil Alongi, Executive Producer; Maddie Orton, Director; Frank Guastella, Producer POLITICS/GOVERNMENT- PROGRAM/SPECIAL New Jersey Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate Phil Alongi, Executive Producer; Ian Elliott, Tech Manager; Gideon Hayes Butler, Senior Producer; Frank Brown, Jr., Audio Engineer A-1 PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS PROGRAM/SPECIAL  Classroom Close-up [...]

October 12, 2018

Meet Harrison Leipold

As an Analyst on the Market and Audience Research team, Harrison Leipold handles ratings reports including the daily overnight report that is issued every morning, MetroFocus Trend Reports, and metered market reports for Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, and other programs produced by WNET. “I also handle ad hoc requests on a daily basis from [...]

September 27, 2018

Leandro’s Don’t Miss List: October 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. THIRTEEN's TV treats are by the [...]

September 26, 2018

NJTV Explores Impact of Gentrification in Long Branch Community Forum

NJTV hosted a public community forum on the topic of gentrification on Thursday, September 20 at Brookdale Community College in Long Branch as part of its In Your Neighborhood initiative. NJTV News Correspondent Briana Vannozzi hosted a panel discussion with local officials, housing experts, and social services organizations on how neighborhoods are transformed in favor of [...]

September 25, 2018

“Cyberchase” Wins Two Cynopsis Kids Imagination Awards

[caption id="attachment_4274" align="alignright" width="225"] (L-R) Kristin DiQuollo and Sandra Sheppard, Executive Producers[/caption] This morning, Cyberchase won two Cynopsis Imagination Awards for “Kids 2-11 Series” and “Educational Series/Special – STEM.” The series beat out competitive fields stacked with network, cable and streaming series like The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation (CBS), SpongeBob SquarePants (Nick), and Word Party (Jim [...]

September 24, 2018

Register to Vote!

[caption id="attachment_51688" align="aligncenter" width="813"] Register to vote, check your voting status, learns ways of voting, and more.[/caption] You may have the right to vote, but you can’t exercise that right unless your name is on the voter rolls. The General Election falls on November 6, 2018, this year. If you turned 18 recently, changed your name, [...]

September 20, 2018

WNET Hosts “Shakespeare Uncovered” Season 3 Screening & Panel Event

This Monday at the Player’s Club, WNET co-hosted a sneak preview screening of Shakespeare Uncovered Season 3 with the Shakespeare Guild and BAFTA. The final season investigates Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, Julius Caesar, The Winter’s Tale and Richard III. [caption id="attachment_4279" align="alignright" width="200"] F. Murray Abraham.[/caption] The event was attended by donors and [...]

ALL ARTS Launches First Facebook Watch Series

ALL ARTS has launched its first Facebook Watch series! Broadway Sandwich, hosted by Broadway alum Garen Scribner, follows Broadway’s biggest stars during their break between afternoon and evening performances. The premiere episode is on October 3 with Mean Girls star Kate Rockwell. After that, the team follows cast members from Wicked, Hamilton: An American Musical, Once on [...]

Meet Joanna Gagis

As a Producer/Correspondent for NJTV News With Mary Alice Williams, Joanna Gagis helps to shape the stories that make up the nightly newscast. “As a producer, I pitch stories that are most relevant to New Jersey residents, following up on leads and providing background for the anchor or correspondents. And as a correspondent, I report [...]

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