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The Lubetkin Media Companies

At the Lubetkin Media Companies, we tell our clients' stories in sound and images.

Our Professional Podcasts division produces award-winning, broadcast-quality audio and video program content for the Web.

Steve Lubetkin Photography produces dramatic and artistic corporate, event, documentary and lifestyle photography.

Our Elevator Pitch Videos unit creates economical entry-level videos for organizations and individuals for use as video résumés or for inclusion on their websites.

State Broadcast News is an audio, video, and photojournalism news service that produces our own original news coverage content for other news organizations and for our own branding.

We are members of the Professional Photographers of America, the American Society of Media Photographers, the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Online News Association, the Radio and Television Digital News Association, and the Guild of Professional Photographers of the Delaware Valley.

Steve is a Certified Legal Video Specialist (CLVS) based on examination by the National Court Reporters Association and has been commissioned as a Notary Public for the State of New Jersey.

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Sep 7, 2008

In this series of podcasts, we'll be highlighting some of the organizers and participants in this year's Online News Association conference, September 11-13 in Washington DC.

For our third podcast in the series, we interview Joel Schwartzberg, director of new media for NOW on PBS. Joel is nominated for an OJA award for "Best Commentary" which will be presented to the winner at the 2008 ONA Conference.


Joel Schwartzberg is the Director of New Media for NOW on PBS. His oversight includes the award-winning NOW website ( and all new media platforms. Schwartzberg was formerly an Editorial Director with Time Inc. Interactive and was the Founding Editor and Executive Producer for TIME For Kids Online, the interactive arm of TIME For Kids magazine. He was also the Head Writer and Senior Producer for Nickelodeon Online. A graduate of Emerson College, Joel is also an award-winning essayist and screenwriter.

Joel is a featured blogger for the Star Ledger's news blog, NJ Voices.

In 2008, he won 2nd place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists' Column-Writing Competition, and is currently a nominee for "Best Commentary" from the 2008 Online News Association Awards.

Download the podcast program here (Stereo MP3 file, 20.6 mb, duration 00:15:01.)

Keywords: ona, online news, journalism, news, reporting, new media, web 2.0, ona08, schwartzberg, pbs

Produced in the studios of Professional Podcasts LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ