Executive Producer, NJTV News and Director of Program Development
Phil Alongi oversees all news operations for NJTV, including its flagship weeknight news program NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams, njtvnews.org, Reporters Roundtable, On The Record with Michael Aron, election coverage and special event coverage and is responsible for the network’s program expansion in the areas of news, public affairs, arts and other genres. He was a primary architect in the conception, design and implementation of the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio in Newark, the broadcast home for the network and the newscast. Most recently, Alongi’s accomplishments have been recognized with his induction into the NJBiz Forty Under 40 program, honoring professionals under the age of 40 making headlines in their field. He began his broadcast career at NBC News in 1997. During his tenure at the network, he produced for Nightly News, the Today show, News at Sunrise and specials. He has covered six presidential election cycles, the Millennium/Y2K coverage, the second Gulf War, the shooting at Columbine and dozens of other major news events. When he’s not being a news junkie, he moonlights as a professional operatic tenor and has six televised performances and dozens of leading roles throughout the U.S. to his credit. A true Jersey guy raised in Monmouth County, he now resides in Union County with his wife and daughter.