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FiOS1 logo.png
Launched March 31, 2007
Owned by Verizon
Picture format SD: 480i
HD: 1080i
Slogan "News. Weather. Traffic."
"Bringing you the world outside your door."
"The 1 place for everything on our island." (Long Island only)
"We're all over the lower Hudson Valley." (Hudson Valley only)
"The 1 place for what's happening in New Jersey." (New Jersey only)
Country  United States
Language American English
Broadcast area New Jersey, Long Island, Lower Hudson Valley
Affiliates RNN
Verizon FiOS 1 (SD)
501 (HD)
Select Markets Only

FiOS1 is a group of regional networks available exclusively on Verizon's Fios TV service. These networks provide news, weather, traffic, sports and original programming. FiOS1 is only available in Northern New Jersey, Long Island, and Lower Hudson Valley.

These networks include content produced by RNN. In addition the networks also produce their own newscasts. Sports coverage features local high schools and colleges such as Rutgers University, Hofstra University and Princeton University.[1][2]

Current on-air personalities include Morning: Co-anchors: CJ Papa and Christine Persichette Meteorologist: Brian Fitzgerald Traffic reporters: Lorin Richardson and Gloria Chapa

Daytime: Anchors: Christa Lauri Meteorologists: Joe Cioffi Evening: Co-Anchors: Mike Gilliam and Courtney Kane Meteorologist: Joe Cioffi

FiOS1 is on Channel 1 in SD and Channel 501 in HD in the FiOS TV channel lineup and is available at no extra cost to FiOS TV subscribers in the broadcast area. It delivers news, traffic and weather all day.

In 2013 FiOS1 TV Show, Restaurant Hunter received New York Emmy Award in the "Entertainment Feature/Segment".[3]


FiOS1 programs may vary by region. The following programs are offered for the Long Island region [1]:

  • My Long Island TV[4]
  • Restaurant Hunter
  • Heroes on our Island
  • Money & Main$treet
  • Traffic 360

The following programs are offered for the New Jersey region:[5]

  • New Jersey Central Report
  • This is Jersey
  • One on One
  • Life and Living
  • Caucus New Jersey
  • New Jersey Means Business

The following programs are offered for the Lower Hudson Valley region:[6]

  • Newsbreakers
  • Giants Access Blue
  • FiOS1 News This Week
  • Restaurant Hunter
  • FIOS1 News, Weather & Traffic

The following programs are offered for all regions:

  • FIOS1 News Morning Edition
  • FIOS1 News Evening Edition
  • FIOS1 News Weekend Edition
  • FIOS1 News Daytime Edition
  • FIOS1 News Now
  • Push Pause


FiOS1 News has a bar in the bottom of the screen, running 24/7, even during commercials. It features local breaking news, latest weather forecasts, traffic problems and sports scores. Another small bar at the bottom right of the screen features current ET time and current temperature.

News team[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

  • Mike Gilliam - Anchor / Reporter
  • Jim Watkins - Anchor
  • Rob Petrone - "Restaurant Hunters" host

Long Island[edit]

  • Molly Rokasy - Morning Anchor
  • Megan Vega - Nighttime Anchor
  • Christa Lauri - Daytime Anchor

Lower Hudson Valley[edit]

  • Lorin Richardson - Morning Traffic Anchor / Reporter
  • Christa Lauri - Daytime Anchor

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