From the Producers Pod: August 27, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 08/27 2014 03:46PM

Updated 08/27 2014 04:56PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  August 27, 2014. 
  The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle. ~Author Unknown
(From the Quote Garden)

  It is hot out today....and I am loving it.  Summer is back for a while.....I wish it would stay.

  This just in from Ken Brown in Sports....take a look at the Nittany Lion's Hotel Room in Ireland!

 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.  Today's Community News Features

  Great food, live entertainment and fun for everyone are on the menu for the annual La Festa Italiana to be held Saturday-Sunday-Monday of Labor Day weekend, August 30-31, September 1, 2014, on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton. This is La Festa’s 39th year.

Funfest’s 2014 theme is “Down the Yellow Brick Road,” and event goers will have the chance to decorate a brick-shaped cookie as part of a new contest.  Funfest is working with Giant Foods to present the “Decorate Your Own Yellow Brick Road Cookie Contest,” and children and adults will both have the opportunity to enter. 
FUNFEST will be held September 6th and 7th in Hazleton


  On PA LIVE -


 In the PA Live Kitchen-     Chef Kim McLendon joins us in the PA LIVE! Kitchen, plus Chef Kim will be talking about a charitable event coming to the area.
  It's Email Wednesday---98.5 KRZ's Jeff and Amanda battle it out.
  And a live performance from the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre

On Eyewitness News at Five  Katherine  Lachette is your producer-

  Police are investigating the report of a rape in the parking Lot of the West End Fair in Monroe County.  Laurie Monteforte will have our story.

  A rowhome fire leaves a number of people homeless in Mahanoy City.  Andrew Forgotch will have the latest details.

  What to the latest unemployment numbers mean to our area.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the breakdown.


 On Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 Lindsay Keeler  is your producer. 

  The State Auditor General taking a closer look at the city of Scranton's Pension Funds.  Eric Deabill will have the story.

  Volunteer fire fighters say training made all the difference in the rescue of a truck driver along the Interstate 80 last week.  Today the I-Team Andy Mehalshick will take a closer look at the rope rescue.

  On Eyewitness News at Seven on WYOU- 
An update of all the day's news.  Plus, here is what else I, (Jayne Ann)  will have for you. 

  We will check out the local grape crop and what it means to local wineries!  Sharon Gaeta will have our story.

  Plus the eternal peace light memorial on the Gettsburg Battlefield is not working correctly.
  High Surf keeping life guards busy!

  Welcome home! Chicago hosts a parade for the Jackie Robinson West team!

Fox 56 News at 10  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 
  The big tomato fight- not in Pittston- this one is in Spain! 


  Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
Jasmine Brooks will get us all ready for La Festa Italiana in Scranton.

 Your Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up- 

  Jayne Ann Bugda- Senior Producer PAHomepage  and Eyewitness News at 7 pm 

  Dawn Miller- Senior Producer-Manager

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Lindsay Keeler - Eyewitness News 6 and 11 


  Caitlin Rowe  - Eyewitness News at 10 (Fox56)

  Kirstin Cook  -  Eyewitness News at 10 Fox 56 Weekend

Kaitlin Sosnowski -Ayers-Eyewitness News Daybreak

  Shawn Carey-  Associate Producer

On the Assignment Desk=
  Dave Becker
  Tim Haberski
  Nick Hughes

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
Top 4 perform at 8pm on “SYTYCD”----oh and Jason Mraz sings too. Will Tapper Valerie make it to the next round? That’s WOLF.

“AGT” - 9pm on WBRE, 6 acts advance and Ariana Grande performs.
“Big Brother” 8pm - it’s Cody vs. Donny---will the grounds keeper win? On “Extant” --- will Molly find Sparks…and how far will he go to keep the “offspring” alive?
That’s WYOU.
David Letterman is new with James McAvoy, Jimmy Fallon is a repeat with Chris Rock all in Late Night.

  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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