From the Producers Pod: July 17, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 07/17 2014 03:39PM

Updated 07/17 2014 03:43PM

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

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  July 17, 2014. 

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Winston Churchill
(From the Quote Garden)


  Christmas in July!  Here is the reason why-

  Don't forget our Christmas In July promotion.  We are teaming up with a number of businesses to collect goods for those in need.


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

 While visiting the Schuylkill County Fair, July 28 through August 2 we are asking you to help us "Treasure the Memories of Our Roots.

  A special  "replenishment" blood drive will be held  from 1-7 p.m., Thursday, July 24 at Taylor Fire and Rescue, 1137 Reynolds Ave.  The drive in honor of a little girl named Stella.  Read the story under the Community Link.

  On PA LIVE -  Mark Hiller is at the helm today producing PA Live and sharing hosting duties with Jasmine.

  In the PA Live Kitchen-Chef Joe Caputo from Zupa del Giorno in Scranton is in the kitchen preparing swiss chard, tomato and cheese panade. 

  Melissa from The Weekender has some ideas for what to do this weekend! 
  Plus, Eyewitenss Sports Anchor Ken Brown talks about the fuss over New York Yankee All-Star Derek Jeter


On Eyewitness News at Five  Kirstin Cook is in for  Katherine Lachette as your producer-
 We will have the latest information on the horrible air plane crash in the Ukraine.
  Today is also the anniversary of TWA Flight 800.  Valerie Tysanner will take a look back.

  Jasmine Brooks has a feature on the Benton Rodeo

  The faithful begin to gather in Scranton for the annual novena to Saint Ann.  Eric Deabill has the story.

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

  Two Trucks collide in Lenox Township-  The trucks were hauling fracking water.  Eric Deabill will have our story.

  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick takes a look at the on-going water problems in the community of Stockton.


  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 latest developments on the plane crash in the Ukraine.

  An interesting study on how we select our friends.

  Plus a look at the beautiful umbrella sky!

Fox 56 News at 10 Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 
  We will introduce you to Donald the four legged duck!  That will be in our Hot Shots.
  Rice field art! It is amazing!

  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

On the Assignment Desk=
  Dave Becker
  Tim Haberski
What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
"Hell's Kitchen" 8pm…the 4 remaining chefs must recreate one of Ramsay's complex entrees..and then 2 chefs must pack their bags. On "Gang Related"….the Meta gang sets off an
explosion…. That's WOLF at 9pm. 

. WBRE - "Welcome To
Sweden"… former client Will Ferrell stops in for a visit (b/c he does such a great Swedish accent perhaps?)….and then "Working The Engels" has a symbolic funeral for "The Old Ceil".
"Last Comic Standing" has the last 7 comics serving as tour guides at Universal Studios.

Over on WYOU, repeat comedies 8-9pm …and then there's "Big Brother" (9pm)---will Devin be the one
going home?
 David Letterman sits with Colin Firth, Jimmy Fallon has John Lithgow  ..all in your Late Night round-up.


  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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