WNET New York Public Media
Thirteen | WLIW21 | NJTV

(formerly Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
New York City

WNETBernard L. Schwartz is a Life Trustee of WNET, flagship station of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) serving New York City’s tri-state area. WNET is the parent of Thirteen, WLIW21 and NJTV, and is a major producer of award-winning broadcast and online content for local, national and international audiences.

Mr. Schwartz is a lead supporter of Charlie Rose, programming that illuminates difficult issues, explores fresh ideas, introduces new people, honors courage and continues a conversational archive of our time accessible to everyone.

Mr. Schwartz also supports PBS NewsHour Weekend, part of PBS's iconic lineup of trusted news and public affairs programming. Veteran correspondent and director of digital partnerships Hari Sreenivasan anchors the program on Saturday and Sunday evenings from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center, broadcasting to audiences across the country.

On the local front, Mr. Schwartz supports insightful coverage of issues impacting New York and our tri-state community on our daily news broadcast MetroFocus. His commitment to in-depth, investigative news and public affairs programming ensures that millions of people across the United States are informed and educated about critical issues.

Devoted to building tri-state cultural awareness, accessibility and partnerships, Mr. Schwartz also supports Theater Close-Up, Thirteen’s unique collaboration with metropolitan-area non-profit theaters that presents a selection of thought-provoking and entertaining ‘Off Broadway’ plays, capturing their intimate work live on-stage and bringing it to a wider, more diverse audience. To reach the same audience as they receive in a single broadcast, these plays would have to run on stage in their small venues for several years.

April 23-24, 2014:

Thirteen/WNET's Rafael Pi Roman interviews Bernard Schwartz about "Just Say Yes" on MetroFocus. 

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