From the Producers Pod: March 20, 2014

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 03/20 2014 02:47PM

Updated 03/20 2014 02:56PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"
  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  March 20, 2014.

  Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~Robin Williams
(From the Quote Garden)

  Friends at 12:57 pm today Spring Arrived!
Yippe!  I am very happy that Spring is here.  I just hope the weather is springlike!!!
  Celebrating the arrival of spring today Photo Journalist Joseph Butash  and some area golfers  Check it Out!

  Eyewitness News at 7 pm on WYOU will not be seen tonight or tomorrow due to the NCAA Basketball Tournaments.
  And if you are a fan of "Young and the Restless" and "Bold and Beautiful" (some good story lines- love it)- the soaps will resume on Monday!  We didn't miss a thing!

  Looking for some sports insight?
  Check Out Ken Brown's Sports Blog

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

 Students from Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and The Commonwealth Medical College, in cooperation with the Advocacy Alliance, will offer an outreach session to assist community members to learn about and sign up for the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"). The session will be held on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wilkes University.

Ryan Osadchy,  a student at  Misericordia University, in partnership with 2-1-1, a United Way Funded Agency has produced a Public Service Announcement about PA 2-1-1.  Ryan produced the PSA as part of a Video Course at Misericordia University. 

 The Board of Directors of the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary R. Malone to succeed Donna Palermo as the eleventh President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber.

  On PA LIVE -

  Performing Live today in our studio- Lissa and Jackson Vee!

  Bartolai Winery will be in the PA Live Kitchen helping us with some wine and food pairings.


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

An update on the deadly shooting in Eldred Township.  Laurie Monteforte is covering the story for Eyewitness News.

  Tens of thousand of area residents are questioning their high  electric bills.  Today, State Lawmakers talked about the issue in Harrisburg.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the story


 On Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 
  Lindsay Keeler  is your producer 
  A suspected Meth Lab in Columbia County is under investigation.  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. 

  NCAA Basket Games (March Madness)

 Fox 56 News at 10:  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

    A year after losing part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing -one woman takes to the stage to remind us that she is not a victim but rather a survivor!

    It is international happiness day!  It is a video that will keep you smiling.

  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.

Franki from Magic 93 stops by with music talk "Muppets Most Wanted"  and "Divergent"


 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
 Kirstin Cook

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator  has these program highlights for  WBRE and WYOU. 
  7pm….the "madness" begins in prime on WYOU - with college basketball tournament play, Wofford/Michigan then later Arizona St/Texas…..note that news airs at 12mid!
"Community" - Prof. Hickey reveals this his son has a baby….and on "Parks", Tom & Ben try to secure tents for a concert. (Both WBRE.) 

  A meeting with the NRA stirs things up! "Hell's Kitchen" (8pm)…where the winner goes to San Francisco and the losers pick carrots at a farm!
On "Idol" - 9pm - it's the results show, find out who goes home as Jennifer Lopez performs. (Both WOLF.) Repeats on David Letterman (due to late running basketball) tonight, but Jimmy Fallon has Chelsea Clinton .



  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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