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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 [...]

April 25, 2019

WNET Hosts “Cyberchase” Green Family Fun Fair in Queens

Last Saturday, WNET hosted the Cyberchase Green Family Fun Fair at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. 200 people attended the three-hour event and had the opportunity to engage in environmental science activities such as planting seeds in compostable flower pots and making recycled hats. Additionally, there was a visit from Digit [...]

April 19, 2019

WNET & The Schomburg Center Present “Boss” Panel & Highlights

WNET partnered with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to celebrate Boss: The Black Experience in Business with an event featuring highlights from the film and a panel discussion moderated by the Schomburg’s director, Kevin Young. The Schomburg Center and WNET’s Vice President of Programming Stephen Segaller delivered opening remarks to a crowd [...]

April 18, 2019

“American Spring LIVE” Celebrates National Citizen Science Day

On Saturday April 13, WNET partnered with the New York Botanical Garden to celebrate National Citizen Science Day. This was one of eleven large-scale family events being held by stations across the country to expand the reach of American Spring LIVE in local communities and drive tune-in. More than 2,000 garden guests celebrated spring and had [...]

April 16, 2019

“American Masters” & “The Jazz Ambassadors” Win Peabody Awards

Today, two WNET productions were awarded prestigious Peabody Awards. American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart received an award. It is the series' 14th Peabody. The Jazz Ambassadors is also the recipient of a 2018 Peabody Award. As part of the Peabody 30, these programs were considered “the best of the best” out of 1,200 entries in [...]

April 12, 2019

Meet Our Volunteers: Jerry L.

I have always been good with numbers and spent 30 years as a commercial bank manager. Right after retirement, a friend suggested I volunteer with WNET. I’ll be celebrating 20 years of volunteering with the station in 2020. I used to volunteer with God’s Love We Deliver too, but now I focus my energies strictly [...]

Meet Karen Ho

As a Social Media Specialist in the Marketing Department, Karen Ho manages the social media accounts for American Masters, Nature, and Great Performances. “I work closely with Audience Engagement and IEG to create digital campaigns for each show’s programming and brainstorm ways to best engage with our social audience,” Karen says. Read on to learn [...]

April 11, 2019

WNET is Full “STEAM” Ahead with Vámonos Ciencia/Ready Go Science!

WNET’s Early Learning Team is full “STEAM” ahead this spring on the Vámonos Ciencia/Ready Go Science! family engagement project in the South Bronx. This project is funded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Ready to Learn Initiative to promote science and literacy for young children in low-income areas. Kids’ Media & Education educators, Norah Jones, Ellie [...]

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