News 12 New Jersey

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News 12 New Jersey
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Edison, New Jersey
Slogan Around New Jersey • Around the Clock
Affiliations CNN
Owner Cablevision Systems Corporation
Founded March 1996

News 12 New Jersey is a 24-hour cable news television channel covering the New Jersey side of the New York City metropolitan area. It reaches more than 1.8 million television homes in northern and central New Jersey. The channel operates as an individual unit of News 12 Networks, a network of regional news channels in the tri-state area and the first, largest and most watched regional news network in United States. The channel produces 11½ hours of live original news programming daily, alternating with digital replays. The channel launched in March 1996.

Coverage area[edit]

News 12 New Jersey can be seen in more than 1.8 million cable households throughout 14 counties in northern and central New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren. News 12 New Jersey's main studio, newsroom and sales offices are located inside the Raritan Center business complex in Edison. The channel has remote newsrooms in Trenton, Newark, Oakland and Wall. The channel's reporters can be live virtually anywhere statewide with two satellite newsgathering vehicles, one microwave truck and a helicopter, Chopper 12.[citation needed]

Studio, graphics and HD[edit]

On October 11, 2010, News 12 New Jersey debuted its new studio layout, with a new set created in San Diego and trucked across the country. This was the first phase of News 12 New Jersey's transition to HD. On November 12th, 2010, the second phase began with a new logo, infobar, graphics (including new news intro), and music (Convergence by Stephen Arnold music). On November 29, 2010, News 12 New Jersey became the first of the News 12 Networks to switch to high definition.[citation needed]


  • Carissa Lawson (weekday mornings from 5:00am to 2:00pm)
  • Kurt Siegelin (weekday mornings from 5:00am to 2:00pm)
  • Eric Landskroner (2:00 to 5:00pm and 6:00pm)
  • Della Crews (2:00pm-5:00pm and 8:00pm)
  • Bryan Jenkins (weeknight evenings)
  • Roxanne Evans (weeknight evenings)
  • Marisa Brahney (weekend mornings)
  • Rick Holmes (weekend evenings)
  • Dave Curren (Meteorologist)
  • James Gregorio (Meteorologist)
  • SallyAnn Mosey (Meteorologist)
  • Michele Powers (Meteorologist)
  • Nick Meidanis, Sports Director
  • Cara Di Falco
  • Karla Bardiñas
  • John Bathke
  • Marisa Brahney
  • Tony Caputo
  • Douglas Clark
  • Rick Holmes
  • Walt Kane (Investigative Reporter, "Kane In Your Corner")
  • John Klekamp
  • Luke Margolis
  • SallyAnn Mosey
  • Marci Rubin
  • Ranji Sinha
Freelance reporters
  • Patty Smith Barrett
  • Sean Bergin
  • Bryan DeNovellis
  • Laura Jones
  • Chris Keating
  • Dan Zarrow (Meteorologist)
  • Justin Godynick (Meteorologist)
  • Dr. Brian Voynick (Host of The Pet Stop)
  • Dr. Derrick DeSilva (Host of 12 To Your Health)
  • Della J. Crews (Host of Spotlight New Jersey)
  • Luke Margolis (Host of New Jersey Power & Politics)
  • John Bathke (Host of On The Scene)

Former Television Employees[edit]

  • Bryan Denovellis
  • Alice Gainer
  • Dawn Pellas
  • Janine Strafaci
Executive Producers
  • Jeremy Kauffman
  • Bernie Ritter
Assistant News Director
  • Jeremy Settle
General Manager/News Director
  • Randal Stanley

Former Newsroom Secretary
  • Noel Liccardi

Other News 12 channels[edit]

External links[edit]