From the Producers Pod: May 20, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/20 2014 03:28PM

Updated 05/20 2014 03:34PM

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

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  May 20, 2014.  

 Happy Primary Election Day! The polls are open  to 8 pm-  You are encouraged to get  out and vote and then watch your vote count here on Eyewitness News.

  Wouldn't it be lovely!  Today is also- National Eliza Doolittle Day-  Remember Eliza from My Fair Lady! 

  Thank you to Tommy Honold for bringing us candy today! 

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

  The Arc of Luzerne County TRACE's Program held its very first graduation on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  I have the video of the graduation posted! Thank you to Karla Porter for sending it to me!

The Wilkes University Running Club hosted the 10th annual Relay for Heat on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The event raised $1,450 to help the Commission on Economic Opportunity assist local families in need with heating costs

First Friday Scranton will hold its Fifth Annual Art Auction fundraiser on Thursday, May 29,  from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Scranton Cultural Center. 

  On PA LIVE -

  In the PA Live Kitchen-  Busy in the kitchen today
  Derek and Freddie from Sports Hub 102.3 "Beer Geeks Radio Hour" will be here to talk about canned Craft Beer, and In the Kitchen  "Super Foods" for you from Registered Dietician April Rudat -

The gang puts  another "As Seen on TV" product to put to the Tuesday Tryout test

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

  We will begin our Primary Election Coverage with a look at some of the races and issues that are important to you.
  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is following the Governor's Race.

  Eric Deabill will take a look the vote in Lackawanna County to change the form of government.

  Andrew Forgotch has an interesting story- looking into the possibility of using texting to contact 9-1-1

  Sharon Gaeta has a great story about how some students made it possible for their friend who is dealing with some health issues to attend the prom.  I am predicting this will be a heartwarming must see story!

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

  A murder investigation in Florida has links to our area.  Valerie Tysanner is following the story for us.

  Plus, more Primary Election previews.

  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. 

  Of, course we will be talking about the Primary Election.

  The city of Moore stops to remember the events of one year ago -when a deadly tornado ripped through the area.

  A massive sink hole opens up inside a football stadium!
  Led Zeppelin being sued?


 Fox 56 News at 10:  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 

  We will have the very latest election results coming into the newroom
Plus  We are off to the baby races!


Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
  Jasmine Brooks and the morning gang will be having some fun- previewing the upcoming  St. Ubaldo festival

 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
  Nick Hughes
What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
"Judge Judy Primetime" - the story of this judicial icon…. Then at 9pm, it's an "All-Star Salute to the Troops", featuring Carrie Underwood (and her new song), Lady Antebellum and many more---as the dudes from "NCIS: LA" host. Both WYOU.
It's the finale of "The Voice"----the winner is announced….and ColdPlay, OneRepublic, Tim McGraw and
Ed Sheeran perform. That's WBRE.

"Idol" at 8pm (WOLF), the last 2 perform….and then there's a new reality show at 9pm, "I Wanna Marry Harry"…..seeking royalty at a masquerade ball. David Letterman has Sarah Silverman,
Jimmy Fallon chat with Charlize Theron and  all in Late Night.



  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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