From the Producers Pod: July 25, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 07/25 2014 03:24PM

Updated 07/25 2014 03:27PM

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

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  July 25, 2014. 

Today is National Talk in an Elevator Day?  So celebrate accordingly.

  Also...Today is July 25-  there are only 152 days until Christmas...

  We are celebrating 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.
  The food pantry is in need of all food items especially- Mac and Cheese, Peanut Butter and Pasta and Sauce!

  Don't forget "For the Love Pete" Blood Drive in Memory of Peter Bonczewski, Junior.  Saturday July 26 at Saint Anthony Maronite Church, 311 Park Avenue in Wilkes-Barre.  The Drive is from 8 am to 2 pm

  Don't forget to watch the Daybreak Crew face their fears!  You can check out all three parts right here on


 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.  Today's Community News Features
(More on these stories under the community link)
  Railfest 2014, an annual celebration of railroading past, present and future that is held on the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend at Steamtown National Historic Site, will take place on August 30 and 31. 

This summer, Lycoming College launched the Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE). The WISE program offers students of varying disciplines the opportunity to partake in an internship in the local Williamsport community.

  On PA LIVE - 
Mark Hiller at the helm producing and hosting with Jasmine Brooks

In the Kitchen-  Cooper's Seafood from Scranton and Pittston in our kitchen today!

 A special musical performance by "Reject Royalty".
  And the Movie Guy, Jeff Boam, reviews the latest flicks to hit theaters including "Lucy" featuring Scarlett Johnason & Morgan Freeman. 

On Eyewitness News at Five  -Kirstin Cook  is in for  Katherine Lachette as your producer-
  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick has follow up on the story of a veteran who says he was disrespected by a VA Medical Center employee.  Tonight- Veteran reacts to the quick response by the VA Medical Center
concerning the incident.
 He gives the I-Team credit for bringing the issue to light. 

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

  A house infested with Racoons!  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will show how the animals are causing fear in one area neighborhood.

  Plus, Eric Deabill will have reaction to the Pope's upcoming visit to Philadelphia

  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. 
  Pope Francis is coming to the city of Brotherly Love Next year.

  A horrible scene in Philadelphia.  Carjackers crash into a group of people standing by a fruit stand.

  KISS Theatre is hosting a fundraiser!

Fox 56 News at 10 Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 
  A selfie with the Queen of England! 


 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=
  Tim Haberski
  Shawn Carey

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
  WOLF has a repeat night of "MasterChef" (the salmon episode) and "24" (stopping an international crisis).  .
WBRE has "Dateline", the story of a man attacked in his own home… and his murdered mom. 10pm is "Crossbones", where Balfour makes an unexpected alliance.
Repeat crime dramas on WYOU tonight - a murdered homeless man ("CSI") and later, one of Grover's friends just disappears ("5-0").

David Letterman is re-do with
Michael Douglas but Craig Ferguson has Bradley Cooper…. Jimmy Fallon chats with Jon Hamm. 


  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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