Join us for our Broadcast Gala Benefit!

NJ PBS Gala Benefit 2021 Logo

This year we celebrate the individuals and organizations who have provided leadership to help our NJ communities through the pandemic and are growing the state’s future.


About the Broadcast Event:

The NJ PBS Broadcast Gala will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 7pm. Please join us!
Viewers may watch the Gala Benefit on air (click here to find your local channel), on their digital devices, or streamed on the NJ PBS website.


Gala Honorees:

In honor of the occasion, we’ll be recognizing the following honorees:

BD Logo BD that has provided leadership around the expansion of testing and delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations around the world; and
Community Food Bank of NJ Logo The Community FoodBank of New Jersey that has provided remarkable ingenuity to provide care for the exploding number of food insecure residents of New Jersey.
Photo of Dr. Shereef Elnahal Dr. Shereef Elnahal, who has led University Hospital in Newark that was one of the first to be challenged by the COVID-19 crisis at the beginning of the pandemic;
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Logo Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey that has provided leadership throughout the pandemic around testing, medical care and vaccinations, as well as finding ways to help their members manage their ongoing routine medical care;
Photo of Kimberly Dickstein Hughes Kimberly Dickstein Hughes the NJEA Teacher of the Year in 2020 who led the NJ PBS Learning Live project that brought classroom learning into the homes of hundreds of thousands of New Jersey school children last spring;
Orsted Logo Ørsted a sustainable energy company that has provided clean energy leadership for New Jersey and has been source of economic growth throughout the pandemic;


Join us in celebrating individuals and organizations that have provided leadership to help our New Jersey communities as they have struggled through the pandemic and have kept New Jersey on the road to recovery.

Your support of our Gala defines not only our programming, but our operations for the next year, making this one of the most important times to give to NJ PBS.

Please give to support the best of public media in New Jersey. Created for New Jerseyans by New Jerseyans.

All donors to the gala will be recognized on our web site in a special scroll.

Please support our gala today!


Major funding for the 2021 NJ PBS Gala is provided by:


RJW Barnabas Health Logo NJM Insurance Group Logo
Bank of America Logo BD Logo PSEG Logo
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Logo Ocean Wind An Orsted & PSEG project logo McCarter and English Logo


The MCJ Amelior Foundation Logo Atlantic Health System Logo One on One with Steve Adubato Logo


Additional generous support provided by:

Josh Weston
Dick and Kayla Pechter
Bernie and Ann Flynn
Governor Thomas H. Kean


Sponsorship Levels:

Sponsorships make our broadcast event possible. That’s why we’ve included an array of benefits for each that includes on-air recognition, but please note that the deadline for that is Wednesday, May 26th, 2021.

$50,000 Co-Chair – Illuminate

$25,000 – Innovate

$10,000 – Inspire

$5,000 – Educate

Find out more about our sponsorship levels by downloading the our NJ PBS Broadcast Gala Sponsorship document.


For More Information:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Events Team at or call (212) 560-6677.