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(201) VIP Party

A party for (201) advertisers and VIPs, a Morton’s Steakhouse. It’s an annual thank you that North Jersey Media Group likes to throw for our partners. I was pleased to meet them. Here’s a little video from the event, and […]

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Bridging Art: A lohud Event

‘Bridging Art’ was a terrific event — a salon, really — arranged by Peter Kramer and the lohud team. Pete asked artists to “present creations inspired by the Tappan Zee Bridge, its replacement Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge or a bridge as […]

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Behind the Scenes on a Facebook Live

lohud and NorthJersey.com collaborated on Facebook Live broadcast about a controversial topic that crosses the Rockland and Bergen border: an eruv, a border, in this case marked by PVC piping on telephone poles, that denotes a religious enclosure wherein Orthodox […]

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Employee Picnic

A couple of food trucks and some fun with colleagues. Svetlana: Sophia and Candace: Elyse ane me: Related posts: Settling in at The Record A Picnic at Oratamin The Crosby in Montclair Hair and Makeup! A Photo Shoot for 201

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High School Sports Awards

Our high school sports awards were held at the Prudential Center in Newark. Drinks before at Dinosaur BBQ: Rick, Ed, Elyse and Candace: New nametags! A message from Cory Booker:   Darren Cooper, our emcee. Related posts: A Hot Day […]

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Record Fridays: Dan Makes Milkshakes

Dan has brought in his favorite toy: a cooler with a blender built right into it. He is demonstrating it by making milkshakes for the newsroom. Because that’s what we do on Record Fridays. Supplies. Blending.      Record Fridays. […]

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New Jersey Press Association Awards Dinner

The Record took home a great number of awards from this contest. Dan and Nancy have a drink in the courtyard. It’s a big open barn. NJPA. The crew: Congrats to all the winners! Related posts: ‘Dey can’t do dis’: […]

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Daffodils at the Office

A little sunshine on a dreary day. A little bit of #sourcherryfarm sunshine on a dreary day in the @northjerseynews #newsroom. . . . . . ———————————- #northjersey #newspaper #daffodils #spring #gardening #garden #newjersey #nj #news #paterson #patersonnj #woodlandpark #bergen […]

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iPhone Video Training

We continue to become more and more digitally focused at The Record and NorthJersey.com. Today, our own Marko and Pete from lohud are leading iPhone and iMovie video training so reporters can produce their own videos. Here we go! Here’s […]

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To Columbia, for Prospects

The Columbia Journalism School Career Expo is held once a year on the campus. We attended, in hopes of finding the talented journalists for The Record and the USA Today Network. Ed, Leif, Manny: Talking with candidates.    The boys […]

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Volunteer Spirit Awards Breakfast

The 37th annual Volunteer Spirit Awards breakfast, a benefit for Volunteer New York, was especially meaningful for us at lohud this year: our publisher, George Troyano, was honored with the Legacy Award. A few photos from the breakfast:   Related […]

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Hair and Makeup! A Photo Shoot for 201

Five moms, with five kids each! A good story for Mother’s Day, yes? For what ended up being the May cover of 201 magazine, Heather and Deirdre brought these moms in to the studio for a photo shoot. Here’s a […]

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A Visit to Florida Today

Team Destinate is sets up camp at Florida Today, and discovers a lot of quirky old newsroom items. Here is a bust of Al Neuharth, for example. There are sheep. Morning news meeting. Long hallway. Mostly empty newsroom. Sadly, a […]

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A Visit to the Trenton State House

Our team in Trenton needs metrics. So we deliver them. Personally. Here’s the TV upon which they will display. Dan and I head down to the bureau, TV in the back of his Ridgeline. Our shop is first in line. […]

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Destinate Wins!

Destinate, the mobile-first website that helps hungry travelers find great local restaurants close to highway exits, has won the second annual Gannett Innovation Challenge! Ready to kill it! Breakfast at corporate: Here we go! Hi. I’m next! Yes. Ready. Let […]

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Old Fashioned Linotype Machine

In the lobby of The Record’s printing facility in Rockaway, N.J. there exists an old linotype machine. Beautiful old gal, isn’t she?  We used to have one in the lobby of The Journal News, too. Old days of hot metal […]

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Newsroom Meeting

After more than a month of working behind the scenes to launch the new NorthJersey.com, it finally came alive on Nov. 15. Rick led a newsroom-wide meeting to introduce the new digital team and to celebrate a new beginning. Ed, […]

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Settling in at The Record

After a couple of weeks getting to know our colleagues, Ed and I are settling in to our new newsroom. Thanks to everyone for making us feel so welcome. Related posts: Wednesdays at Dunne’s Greg Puts Up 6 Kilos of […]

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Cheers to a New Job

After a very long time working for The Journal News and lohud.com, I have a new job: I’m now the audience analyst for The Record, the Bergen County paper that Gannett bought over the summer. Here’s to a new challenge! […]

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A Visit to the Democrat & Chronicle

Working with Annette and Steve to get Destinate done. In the meantime, though, a few photos from another newsroom. Audio studio. Digital command center for the newsroom. The D&C video studio. Green screen. Food trucks outside. War room. Lots to […]

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Walter’s Comes to Work

As we are planning a food truck festival with the team from Walter’s, they offered to bring us lunch one day. And we accepted that offer. We nearly got in trouble with the building management, but it all worked out […]

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Penny Lick Ice Cream in Hastings

This week’s podcast was recorded in Hastings, where we visited Penny Lick ice cream and met a milk delivery guy from Meadowbrook Dairy. Take a listen over on lohud! Related posts: Open Days Garden Tour: Pretty Penny Recipe: Creme Fraiche […]

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A Giant Slice of Pizza

No one at work could believe the size of this pizza slice. Two feet at least! So everyone had to document. Related posts: The High Line and a Pizza Lunch Roberta’s Pizza at Home, Courtesy of Sam Sifton Pizza with […]

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Mixed Case at Zachys!

We’re at Zachys, doing all the media things we do for a 12-week session of wine of the week, Mixed Case + audio and video. You know the deal! And this time, it’s one of my favorite subjects: rose! Here’s […]