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July 12, 2019

Meet Our Summer 2019 Interns, Part 1

Welcome to WNET’s 2019 Summer Intern Spotlights, the first in a series of group interviews highlighting our interns and the work they are doing at WNET, WLIW, and NJTV. Here they tell us a bit about themselves, including the fictional character they are most like and their favorite concert experience, in honor of WNET’s Summer [...]

July 11, 2019

“John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway” Receives Imagen Award Nomination

The Imagen Foundation announced the nominees for the 34th Annual Imagen Awards, the premier Latino entertainment awards program dedicated to honoring the positive portrayal and creative excellence of Latinos and Latino cultures in television and film. Great Performances: John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway has been nominated for “Best Documentary.” In addition to John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway, PBS [...]

July 9, 2019

NJTV Hosts Community Forum on Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment and Recovery

NJTV, in collaboration with the Essex County Community Health Service Office of Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Addiction Services, hosted a  community forum on "Innovation in Addiction Recovery" at The Life Christian Church in West Orange on June 26th, in conjunction with the network’s In Your Neighborhood initiative. It featured a panel discussion about the latest [...]

July 2, 2019

WNET Presents “Mission US” Interactive Workshop at ISTE Conference in Philadelphia

On June 24, Mission US presented “Revolutionary Learning: Using Mission US in the Classroom,” an interactive workshop at this year’s 2019 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia. The session was led by Mission US senior instructional designer Leah Potter and Scott Jackson, a high school teacher who has been using the Mission [...]

June 28, 2019

Meet Gillian Edevane

Gillian Edevane, Digital Content Editor, ALL ARTS, manages the broadcast channel and streaming platform’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook presence and occasionally writes for the website. “I’ve also been co-curating the ALL ARTS app lately. I’m obviously biased, but I highly recommend downloading it,” Gillian says. Read on to learn about the path that led Gillian [...]

June 21, 2019

Meet Deveen Taylor

As a Communications Coordinator in the Communications Department’s Audience Engagement team, Deveen Taylor assists the Audience Engagement specialists with various tasks related to the series they work on, such as managing the THIRTEEN Pressroom. “I also handle all the travel logistics for the bi-annual Television Critics Association Press Tour in California and support the team [...]

June 7, 2019

Meet Daniel Rivera

As an Associate Producer, Digital Video, in the Interactive Engagement Group, Daniel Rivera helps create videos for WNET’s websites and social platforms. His projects range from repackaging clips and promos to editing original videos. “I pitch, shoot, edit and animate video for our digital platforms. That ranges from traditional 16:9 to square, vertical and 360,” [...]

May 31, 2019

Meet Anna Haas

As Senior Coordinator, Development, Anna Haas works primarily with the Major and Principal Gifts teams. She also works with WNET’s Vice President of Development Vanessa Wise on various projects. Read on to learn about the path that led Anna to WNET, her favorite places in West Harlem, and more. What is your background, and how did [...]

May 17, 2019

Meet Jake King

As a Multimedia Producer for ALL ARTS, Jake King helps produce, shoot, and edit arts-focused programming for broadcast, digital, and the top-notch ALL ARTS social media accounts. “There’s always something going on in the world of ALL ARTS and it’s great to be involved in so many projects across varying artistic disciplines, and to be [...]

April 30, 2019

Meet Atilla Azami

As an Associate Producer on NJTV News With Mary Alice Williams’ editorial team, Atilla Azami is involved in all aspects of the show’s stories, from the initial pitch to its final broadcast/web post. “My job includes conducting interviews remotely via Skype, setting up interviews, seeing through logistical solutions, finding the right B-roll for coverage, fact-checking [...]

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