Gretchen Burman

Gretchen Burman on Character U

Gretchen Burman, Founder of Character U, joined me in the #HipNJ studio to discuss teaching elementary aged children the power of positive self-talk. Burman uses stories to bring twelve character concepts that she created called, The 12 Cs, to life in her book, The Adventures of Ooga and Zeeta. Burman created two relatable characters called positive Green Glory and negative …

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Elena Marmo

Elena Marmo on Wateraid

Elena Marmo joined me in the #HipNJ studio to discuss her work on behalf of Wateraid. WaterAid is an international development organization, working in over 35 countries. They provide access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Marmo, a Parsippany native, told me about how 844 million people across the globe do not have access to clean water. “That’s about one …

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Interview with Chris Reilly

The young founder of New Flight Digital was in the #HipNJ studio today to talk about his amazing, budding career that is taking off with local businesses around New Jersey. Chris Reilly, an undergraduate student at Fairleigh Dickinson University, has been utilizing his expertise in animation and 3D production to accentuate video products for local businesses. Chris’ command of his …

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Virginia Wolf NYC

Interview with Marcy Benner of Virginia Wolf NYC

Today we had Marcy Brenner in the #HipNJ studio to talk about her fashion accessory line Virginia Wolf NYC, and her store ShopMaluka located in Franklin Lakes. I love the beachy vibe of these bags. They make me want to take a drive down to the Jersey Shore for a weekend getaway. I can’t wait for their new bandana prints collection! Read …

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hometowne television

Watch Hip New Jersey on Hometowne Television!

I’m so proud to announce that Hip New Jersey is now on TV! Starting in March, #HipNJ can be seen on HomeTowne Television every Tuesday at 9pm, every Wednesday at 11am and every Friday at 5pm. HTTV is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit cable access station that broadcasts on Comcast TV 36 and Verizon TV 33. It serves as a hyper-local …

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Dan Pulzello

Interview With Comedian Dan Pulzello

Dan Pulzello joined me in the Hip New Jersey studio to talk about his comedy event benefiting The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund is a charity near and dear to my heart (so much so, they were the beneficiaries of my Ten Years Later book launch at Bloomingdale’s), so anything I can do to help promote …

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