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Rats, the Unwanted City KittyPodcast
August 24, 2017 at 3:04 pm

In this episode, urban rodentologist, Dr. Bobby Corrigan, a leading expert in the field, joins Jenna Flanagan to talk about New York City’s rats. Dr. Corrigan explains why it seems like there are more rats everywhere, the role of our aging infrastructure, and what we can do to control the expanding population. Credits: HOST/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JENNA FLANAGAN EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DAVE […]

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A Government Sanctioned Food FightPodcast
August 22, 2017 at 5:24 pm

In this episode, following the filing of an injunction by the Food and Drug Administration, a move to stop New York City from expanding its infamous calorie label law, host Jenna Flanagan speaks to New York City Health Commissioner, Dr. Mary Travis Bassett. First enacted in 2008, as Mayor Bloomberg’s effort to combat obesity, the law requires Food Service Establishments […]

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The Pursuit of TotalityPodcast
August 17, 2017 at 4:51 pm

In this episode, as excitement builds for the total solar eclipse that will take place in the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017, host Jenna Flanagan speaks to Michael Kentrianakis, a man who has dedicated his life to chasing solar eclipses. Kentrianakis, who has witnessed 20 solar eclipses in his 52 years, shares the exhilaration involved in the pursuit […]

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After CharlottesvillePodcast
August 15, 2017 at 5:56 pm

In this episode, in the aftermath of the violent events in Virginia, the result of a clash between white nationalists and counter protesters, Professor Brian Levin, Director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, joins Jenna to discuss the rise of hate groups in the United States following the inauguration of […]

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F Train Survivor ExclusivePodcast
August 10, 2017 at 4:09 pm

He was one of the frightened! Stuck on the F train with no help in sight. His anger led to his testimony at the MTA hearing. Listen to our “exclusive” interview with transit activist Michael Sciaraffo. Credits: HOST/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JENNA FLANAGAN EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DAVE BROWN SENIOR PRODUCER CHRISTINA TIMOTHY COORDINATING PRODUCER DOMENIC CAMIA POST PRODUCTION SPECIALIST TIJUANA ROMERO OPERATIONS MANAGER […]

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Anika Noni Rose Can Play a Villain AND a PrincessPodcast
August 08, 2017 at 7:43 pm

In this episode, Anika Noni Rose joins host Jenna Flanagan, for an in-depth and personal conversation, where she shares her thoughts about POWER, working as a woman of color in Hollywood, her love of Broadway and projects she’d like to work on in the future. MetroFocus airs 7 nights a week on THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and NJTV. Get the full schedule […]

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Welcome to the MetroFocus Podcast!Podcast
August 07, 2017 at 5:22 pm

Welcome to the MetroFocus Podcast! In this episode we unpack the recent Penn Station track fire and what it means for transit and politics in the New York Region. DIRECTED BY ANN BENJAMIN HOST JENNA FLANAGAN EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DAVE BROWN SENIOR PRODUCER CHRISTINA TIMOTHY COORDINATING PRODUCER DOMENIC CAMIA PRODUCERS ETHEL BASS WILLIAM JONES ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS EDUARDO HURTADO HEATHER MINTON MICAELA […]

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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