From the Producers Pod: February 19, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 02/19 2014 03:51PM

Updated 02/19 2014 04:29PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"
  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  February 19, 2014.

  The handwriting on the wall means the grandchildren found the crayons. ~Author Unknown
(From the Quote Garden)

  On this day in candy history- the first prize was introduced in a Cracker Jack box.  (This according to two places- BottomLine Calendar and the Cracker Jack Collectors Association!  Check out their website 

  We begin a new feature tonight on our late edition of Eyewitness News- entitled-  "Get to Know".  Tonight we'll Get to Know our friend-  Josh Hodell.  !
  That is tonight on Eyewitness News at 11 pm on WYOU and following the Olympic on WBRE.


  Eyewitness News Daybreak Anchor Tim Kelchner is in Sochi Russia for the Winter Olympics-  You can see his report every  day on Eyewitness News. Follow Tim on Twitter or Facebook!
  Also, Monica Madeja is introducing us to the Russian Word of the Day- Kim Kulagin of Scranton is our translator. 

  Join Ken Brown in the Ozone tonight at 7:30  pm.  Tonight Ken will feature some of the warm weather athletes who are in Sochi for the winter Olympics. 
  Plus, The Opening Ceremony featured a moment of silence honoring Russia's sacrifice in WWII.  The Olympic Zone's Dr. Nancy Snyderman takes us to the streets of St. Petersburg where those memories are honored everyday.

 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage. 

  You will find much more on these stories and more! 

  Meadowbrook Christian School, Milton PA, has launched a statewide challenge to raise money for the "James Pollock In God We Trust Museum" in Milton.  (read more on this story under the community link)

The Crestwood School District and Mountain Top Relay for Life  6th Annual Hoops for Hope will be held at Crestwood High School on Tuesday, March 18th, Doors open at 5:15pm; Games begin at 6:15pm.

  On PA LIVE -

Remember PA LIVE- 11:30 am during the Olympics.

On Eyewitness News at Five-  Katherine Lachette is your producer

  Slick conditions this morning causing alot of accidents.  Valerie Tysanner will update the road conditions in the Central Pennsylvania Area

  Milk Prices are expected to go up next month.  Sharon Gaeta will talk with a local dairy owner about the price increase

  The Attorney General's Mobile Crime Lab makes a stop in Luzerne County.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the story.

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

  Some excitement at the Birney Plaza in Lackawanna County today.  Ice

  A benefit is being planned for the family of two little girls who died in a crash last week.  Kelly Choate is working on the story.

  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. 

  The I-Team's Andy Mehahick will have the latest on Operation Rising Star.  A big drug raid by the State Attorney General's Office and local police.

  Do you like getting mail?  We'll tell you about a new study from the Post Office
  And the story of the poor Olympic Mascot - he had a bit of an embarrassing moment.- and it was all caught on camera.

Fox 56 News at 10:  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer!

  Brace yourself- there is a Clown shortage.  This is no joke.

  And in one part of the nation it was drive your tractor to school day.  The Future Farmers of America bring us this story.

  Going to bed early? 
 Early Birds get your morning news on Eyewitness News Daybreak.  Monday through Friday
 Rise and shine with  Monica  and Dave and Tim
Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.


 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

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )

  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator  has these program highlights for  WBRE and WYOU. 

  Olympic Coverage on WBRE
 Now it’s the boys’ turn---as 15 perform on “Idol”--- 8-10pm on WOLF.

WBRE has more Olympics of course, with ladies figure skating, bobsled and men’s snowboard and alpine giant slalom finals 8-11:30pm----go Ted, go Bode!
WYOU is new at 9pm with “Criminal Minds”----murders near Pittsburgh…..and on “CSI” (10pm), a 16-year-old with ties to a brothel is found dead and of course the team is on the case.

 David Letterman is fighting fire with fire---
he has snowboard queen Kaitlyn Farrington as his guest,  Jimmy Fallon…. Double-hunky with Bradley Cooper and Tim McGraw----all in Late Night.



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