• Gearing Up for Election Season

    by Jenn Adams, News Director - July 21, 2017 | Tags: , ,

    It’s that time again – the time when candidates we know and candidates we don’t vie for one of the seats on the City Council and School Committee that are up for grabs. And this year, there’s a mayoral election too.

  • How Does a Newton News Internship Work?

    by Jenn Adams, News Director - May 12, 2017 | Tags: ,

    I have had the privilege of mentoring over 100 interns during my 15 years with NewTV. From high school students to graduate students to volunteers well out of school, all are looking to gain the hands-on experience that one can get while working on stories for Newton News. They all have the same drive to be the best they can be.  I never tire of their enthusiasm or the deer in headlights look (I know it sounds cruel but I had those same eyes once too).

  • Learning the Hard Way

    by Jenn Adams, News Director - March 17, 2017 | Tags: , , , ,

    It was in late in the year 2000 that I became a volunteer reporter for NewTV’s Newton News under Burt Mummolo. I had just graduated college and needed to keep my production skills and resume reel fresh for a prospective news director. It was during this time that I figured out what I didn’t know.

  • This Week on Newton News...Cops & Cones; PMC with Michelle Abel

    by Jenn Adams, News Director - August 12, 2016 | Tags: ,

    Every week, Newton News features stories about what’s happening in Newton, whether it’s something your neighbor is undertaking, a new business, what the government is doing, or what local organizations are doing to create a better Newton.

  • How Newton News Can Help You Escape a Catch 22

    by Jenn Adams, News Director - June 10, 2016 | Tags: , ,

    Over the many years I have worked here, I have had the pleasure of working with over 100 incredible student interns. These interns are made up of college students from around the country, students from local high schools, as well as college graduates.

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