TRENTON – The Caucus Educational Corporation (CEC) announced today that they and partner WNET will officially launch NJTV on Friday, July 1.
WNET was the private vendor selected by the state to take over the New Jersey Network, which is no longer in existence after Thursday, June 30. The network has contracted with CEC for outside news programming.
“It has been a long process that has culminated in this new and exciting venture,” according to a CEC press release.
On July 1, NJTV will debut its nightly news program called “NJ Today,” which will include in-depth interview segments produced by CEC, according to the release, in addition to public affairs, arts, educational and cultural programming. The new network will soon announce its entire broadcast schedule that will include CEC’s features like “Caucus: New Jersey” and “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.”
“The CEC is proud of the WNET/NJTV initiative and we are honored and privileged to play a pivotal role in the launch of what will become New Jersey’s most ambitious media venture to date. We are looking forward to working with our colleagues at WNET, particularly WNET President & CEO Neal Shapiro and NJTV interim President John Servidio, as well as all of our other media partners, to create quality public television programming for the citizens of our state,” said Steve Adubato Jr., president and executive producer of the Caucus Educational Corporation.