||Front row: HTTV members: Joyce Zemsky, Myung Bondy, Beth Brier, Fred Honold |
Back row: Andy Barsh, CNBC senior producer/director
Photo courtesy of Paula Mooney
The HomeTowne Television® (HTTV) news team met for its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, May 21, at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit. Andy Barsh, a CNBC senior director/producer, was the guest speaker at the event.
Mr. Barsh delighted the HTTV news team with anecdotal stories of his 25+ years at CNBC and shared thoughtful insights, tips and recommendations on how to deliver a top-notch broadcast, adding that teamwork and having fun are also vital components for a successful show. HTTV news team member Myung Bondy arranged for Mr. Barsh’s appearance.
HomeTowne TV’s weekly news broadcast features stories from The Independent Press, The Millburn Item and Summit Patch. ‘Your Community, Your News’ on Hometowne TV four times a day, every day at 7 and 11 both a.m. and p.m.
A nonprofit public access and award-winning station, HTTV broadcasts via Verizon channel 33 and Comcast channel 36 to Summit, Millburn/Short Hills, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Madison, Springfield, Mountainside, the Chathams, Cranford, East Hanover, Florham Park, Hillside, Kenilworth, Westfield, Bernards Township, Long Hill Township, the Mendhams, Morristown, Warren, Livingston, Maplewood, Morris Plains, Plainfield, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, South Orange, West Orange and Union. HTTV has been the recipient of several Telly Awards and most recently a JAM Award.
HTTV HomeCasting® Video on Demand features special programs, shows of general interest, program listings, sports and municipal meetings. Founded more than 30 years ago, the station relies on membership contributions and grants for most of its funding.
As a community service multimedia production and distribution company, HTTV maintains a full-service studio in Summit, located at 70 Maple Street, where shows are produced to inform, inspire and educate the community. For more information about HomeTowne TV, make a donation, become a member or volunteer, visit www.hometownetv.org or call HTTV Station Manager Jesse Patterson at 908-277-6310.