Prior to becoming the Executive Producer of NJTV News with Mike Schneider, Phil Alongi was the newscast’s Senior Producer. Alongi has also served as Executive Producer of NJTV’s 2012 election coverage and special events. His broadcast career started at NBC in 1997, where he worked in research and production for the Today show, Nightly News and News at Sunrise, covering four presidential election cycles, the Millennium/Y2K coverage, the second Gulf War, the Columbine Shooting and other national news. He was media coordinator for several Ground Zero events including the unveiling of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza. A New Jersey native, Alongi currently resides in Union County.