From the Producers Pod: March 19, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 03/19 2014 03:40PM

Updated 03/19 2014 03:48PM

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

      Good news to share- I am thrilled so please allow me to self promote!

We have just learned that "Newsmakers" with Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick has been awarded the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters  Award for Excellence for Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program- 
     We are very honored.

    More good news- Tomorrow is the first day of Spring!

    On this day in history- The First United State Bank was robbed. That was back in 1831.  This info comes to me from the "Bottomline Calendar".


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

In conjunction with Penn State Wilkes-Barre's 2014 spring film series,  FIVE GREAT BOOKS, FIVE GREAT FILMS the Osterhout Free Library will host two BOOK DISCUSSIONS of books that have been made into films featured in the series.

Tuesday, April 1 at 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30pm


 Dublin Guitar Quartet will perform on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg. The performance, presented by the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell, is free and open to the public; tickets are not required.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the performance. Prior to the concert, members of the Quartet will participate in a pre-performance talk from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m.

What do you do when someone you love suffers a life-changing accident? Anything you can.  Volunteer organizers are hosting a craft bingo on March 23 in the New Berlin Social Hall at 416 Liberty Street in  Mifflinburg to benefit the Mike Hobbins and Taylor Bingaman Recovery Funds.  Doors open at noon.

   On PA LIVE -

Chef Brian Kravits from Luzerne County Community College is in the PA Live Kitchen.  Chef Brian will prepare  his Crab with Penne and Vodka Sauce.  He will also   talk a  about the LCCC Culinary Arts Progam.
   Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord! - Members of the Sweet Charity players preview their production of "Godspell" and how they help local families.

 And N-E-P-A Mom Megan Galko lets us know how to  save money with e-bates. 


On Eyewitness News at Five-   Katherine Lachette is your producer-

     An Archbald man is sentenced on child abuse charges.  Eric Deabill will have the latest.  

   A Judge rules that a key piece of evidence in deadly hit and run crash can not be used in trial.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the latest.

   Plus, the faithful gather to say good bye to the Blessed Sacrament Church in Wilkes-Barre.


 On Eyewitness News at 6 and 11   
     Lindsay Keeler  is your producer              
    A Coughlin Teacher-Steven Stahl in Court-  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the latest

   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.  

            Witness to the Holocaust- hundreds of youngsters from across the region are learning about the Holocaust and hearing the chilling stories from survivors.  Sharon Gaeta will have our story.
      Did you do your bracket yet?  The President has his completed.

     Plus- some pretty big ...make that very, very big tumbleweeds.


 Fox 56 News at 10:      Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

    A lion goes in for some root canal surgery.

  Plus- a must see- one state now allows people have "Micro-Piggies" as pets! 

  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

On the Assignment Desk=
 Tim Haberski
 Nick Hughes

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
   Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator  has these program highlights for     WBRE and WYOU.    
 "Idol" - 10 finalists do 10 top songs from 2010 to the present…. WOLF at 8pm. 
"Law & Order: SVU" … is the hate crime a hoax…and will it cost Benson the case? Later at 10pm---"Chicago PD" - a gunshot victim…and the only witness is Olinsky's daughter. (WBRE)
"Criminal Minds" deals with unusual stabbings in upstate NY…and on "CSI", where has the "missing family" gone…for a whole month? (WYOU)

Craig Ferguson has Uma Thurman, Jimmy Fallon chats with Greg Kinnear all in Late Night.

     Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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