Tinabeth Piña is an EMMY award winning broadcast journalist who has worked in front of & behind the camera for over 2 decades in New York City. She was a features & entertainment reporter for ABC, a producer at FOX, A&E and The History Channel & an on camera personality/host for PBS & Oxygen.
She started her communications career as a radio DJ in Easton, Pennsylvania where she launched the first bilingual radio show in the Lehigh Valley featuring all styles of Latin music.
Ms. Piña is currently a part of the EMMY nominated team at CUNY-TV where she works as a reporter/producer and host on several shows & specials -- as well as being the network's Special Projects Unit Managing Editor.
Tinabeth is also the author of CHA-CHIING! The Unemployed's Guide to Finding Your Next TV Production Job -- and she also runs her own travel website -- TinabethTravels.com -- where she shares tips on great travel deals while also letting her audience know what they must see and must do in any part of the world!
When Tinabeth is not on the journalism beat, she's also a commercial actress and has been seen in multi-media ads for SEARS, XFINITY, NY LOTTERY and most recently PNC Bank & Babies "R" Us.
Follow her on twitter or facebook @tinabethpina and/or check out her online videos on youtube.com/user/tbpusa
Judy Twersky, principal of Judy Twersky Public Relations, has been working in the marketing communications field for 30 years. In 1992, she established her own agency, which specializes in media relations for publishing, photography and entertainment. She also has a wealth of experience in promoting consumer products; non-profit organizations; and corporate, healthcare and special events
Prior to launching her agency, Judy was Director of Media Relations for Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations, where she was responsible for creating and implementing national media tours, with an emphasis on broadcast. She directed media tours, satellite tours and special events. Additionally, she served as liaison with O&M's PR network nationwide to develop media strategy and press contacts. Her clients included: Duracell, Kimberly-Clark, Ronzoni, KLM and Seagram's.
She also worked at Porter/Novelli Public Relations, Richard Weiner Public Relations, and Eileen Prescott Company, a book publicity firm. Among her clients during this period: Philip Morris, General Foods, Gillette, MasterCard, Porsche, Virginia Slims Tennis, Marlboro Auto Racing, Marlboro Country Music, and The National Enquirer.
Ernabel is a veteran New York City broadcaster and journalism educator. For 10 years, she worked as a reporter and anchor on the Emmy-award winning FOX morning news show, “Good Day New York.” Before coming to New York, she was a reporter for the Orange County Newschannel and the CBS-affiliate in Sacramento.She is currently hosts CUNY-TV’s Emmy-nominated program “Asian American Life” http://www.cuny.tv/show/asianamericanlife, a magazine-style show focusing on the tri-state’s Asian American community. In addition, Ernabel is a reporter for CUNY-TV’s “Arts in the City” and “Science and U!”. In 2013, she was honored with an individual Emmy nomination for Best Environment Program for her story on a group of musicians who turn trash into musical instruments.Ernabel is also a tenured Journalism Lecturer at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J. She started the Journalism program in 2008 and is the faculty adviser to the school newspaper, the Pauw Wow, which was recently named one of the Top 10 college newspapers in the country. The Pauw Wow’s, multimedia site, the Dirt on Jersey City www.thedirtonjerseycity.com has also won awards for Best Multimedia Website and Best Viral Video.Ernabel leads classes and workshops in all aspects of multimedia journalism, teaching camera skills, Final Cut Pro X, WordPress blogging and social media journalism. Ernabel grew up in San Francisco, California. She received her B.A. in Journalism and International Relations from the University of Southern California and her M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.Follower her on Twitter @ErnabelD
Laura Fuchs is a New York based photographer who specializes in photojournalism, street portraits and event photography. Her enthusiasm for people and learning their stories allows her to capture her subject's true essence. As a former ballet dancer, she has a special eye for lines and movement. She captures the brighter side of life.
Frank Sharpe has been in the technology space for over ten years. After graduating from Vassar college with a degree in computer science, he worked in the Silicone Valley at the e-mail marketing start-up firm, WebJuice.
Since moving to New York in 2008, Frank has been working as an engineer in various financial firms, in addition to being a freelance web developer.