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Share your story in a poem

November 8, 2016

Share your story in a poem

NJTV challenges members of the public to write an original poem about how addiction has affected themselves or their family. The poem could be about a person’s own experiences with addiction and recovery, how drug abuse has affected his or her family, a memorial to someone lost to an overdose or other related experience. The poetry initiative is part of […]

NJTV calls for poems to tell stories of addiction treatment and recovery

October 26, 2016

NJTV calls for poems to tell stories of addiction treatment and recovery

Part of the network’s Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis initiative, poems serve to share experiences and perspectives on the addiction epidemic. October 26, 2016 – NEWARK, NJ– NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, announced an open call for original poetry about the impacts of drug addiction. The poetry initiative is part of the network’s year-long community engagement project […]

NJTV and Local Poets Talk Journalism/Art Crossover at Dodge Poetry Festival

October 25, 2016

NJTV and Local Poets Talk Journalism/Art Crossover at Dodge Poetry Festival

One hundred years ago, Ezra Pound wrote that Monday’s news was worth a nickel, but by Tuesday it was trash, while “poetry is news that stays news.” At the annual Dodge Poetry Festival held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Friday, a panel discussion showcased how we creatively engage communities with in-depth reporting using poetry and theater. Spotlighted were NJTV two projects […]

NJTV & Local Poets Talk Journalism/Art Crossover at Dodge Poetry Festival

October 24, 2016

NJTV & Local Poets Talk Journalism/Art Crossover at Dodge Poetry Festival

One hundred years ago, Ezra Pound wrote that Monday’s news was worth a nickel, but by Tuesday it was trash, while “poetry is news that stays news.” At the annual Dodge Poetry Festival held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Friday, a panel discussion showcased how we creatively engage communities with in-depth reporting using poetry and theater. Spotlighted were NJTV two projects […]