“This discussion about reproductive health with Steve Adubato was incredibly important because lots of folks don’t understand how expansive the decisions of the supreme court are, and I’m here today to tell everyone that you should be concerned.”
– Kimberly Mutcherson, Dean and Professor of Law, Rutgers-Camden
“Being on One on One today was valuable because it’s important for people to understand the intersection of sports, the issues within society, and the responsibility of those in the media understand those connections.”
– Bob Ley, ESPN Sports Anchor & Executive Founder of the Center for Sports Media, Seton Hall University
“Being able to communicate with the public, telling them what we’re doing and how we’re doing it, and having someone like Steve Adubato who is honestly reporting and providing the facts is vitally important.”
– Tammy Murphy, First Lady of NJ
“I feel nothing but blessings to be able to be a part of PBS programming again. When they say wishes can come true, I mean that. I love being on Steve’s show because he gives the people what they want.”
– James Monroe Iglehart, Tony Award-winner, Aladdin and Hamilton Star NJPBS, NJPAC, American Songbook 5th Season
“Being on CEC programming to talk about higher ed has been a wonderful opportunity. I think it’s phenomenal being able to bring issues to the public that require public debate.”
– Cindy Jebb, President, Ramapo College of NJ
“I’m always honored to have a conversation with Steve. His programming is a platform to articulate our concerns and the approach is very candid and straightforward. Getting these perspectives out to society provides a great benefit.”
– John Harmon, President and CEO, African American Chamber of Commerce
“Summit Health Cares is very thankful for to Steve Adubato for providing us a platform to help our communities live a healthy life. Public broadcasting allows our community to become more knowledgeable about local community efforts.”
– Julienne Cherry, Executive Director, Summit Health Cares
“Working parents who have young children understand the importance of childcare. The issue deserves more attention so I’m very happy that Caucus Educational Corporation programming is raising public awareness.”
– Taryn Morrisey, Professor, School of Public Affairs, American University
“Steve Adubato provides an invaluable service because he speaks to what's tugging at people’s hearts and minds. This programming provides opportunities for the voices of individuals to be heard that match with the current needs in the community.”
– Angelica Allen-McMillan, Acting Commissioner NJ Department of Education
“Very rarely we have a platform that allows us to lift up important issues, and this is one of the only places in NJ we can do that. Steve allows us to think about real topics, policy, and people, and it's a real honor to be on this show.”
- Carlos Lejnieks, President & CEO, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties
“One-on-One with Steve Adubato gives professionals like me an opportunity to engage a local audience about the importance of public health programs and shared community resources. We’re grateful to Steve for using his platform to amplify voices from our communities on critical issues including health equity.”
- Estherlene Phanord, Health Educator for Trusted Links, Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey
“I had a great experience on “State of Affairs”. Steve Adubato asks tough questions and it’s what we need. We need good journalists who are willing to cover us and examine the issues affecting New Jersey.”
- U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (D) - NJ, 5th Congressional District
“Getting exposure on “One-on-One with Steve Adubato” is priceless, especially as we build our organization and look for new board members and donors. Project Help serves military veterans, and we could never have done this on our own. It’s like a gift from heaven.”
- Sandy Mitchell, Founder & Executive Director, Project Help
“Participating in “Think Tank with Steve Adubato” allowed me to, not only talk about issues affecting my programs and the children and families we care for and educate, but children and families throughout the state. Change will only take place when policymakers and the public have a better understanding of these problems and why reforms are needed to support ‘the workforce behind the workforce’.”
- Winifred Smith-Jenkins, Senior Director, Zadie's Nurturing Den
“Think Tank with Steve Adubato” is extremely important because it really highlights how non-profit organizations have been able to fill the resource gaps in our communities due to COVID-19. It’s all about getting the message out to the community and to people of the state. And we know it’s working because after watching the program, a local Newark pastor offered his church for a food bank to use.”
- Anibal Ramos, Jr., North Ward Councilman, City of Newark
“State of Affairs with Steve Adubato” and all the series produced by the Caucus Educational Corporation are first rate. This programming is critical to informing the citizens of New Jersey and the broader New York/New Jersey region on the issues that matter and their impact on area residents. The CEC provides a tremendous public service.”
- Asm. Jon Bramnick (R) – NJ, Assembly Republican Leader
“Programs like “State of Affairs” inform people of what is really going on without any slant. It's straight news, it's informative. Public television provides, in my opinion, one of the best sources to get news."
- Joseph Fiordaliso President, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
“What do you watch if you don’t watch “State of Affairs with Steve Adubato” on public broadcasting? This is how you learn about your state. For over 25 years, Steve and his team at the Caucus Educational Corporation have helped us to learn about New Jersey and what matters most.”
- Former NJ Governor Tom Kean, Sr.
"Steve Adubato continues to engage the leaders and issues that are most important to New Jersey residents and businesses. “One on One” discussions allow viewers to get a better understanding of the issue as Steve always asks compelling questions and takes deep dives into the subject matter. I have learned so much by being a viewer and a guest. Kudos Steve Adubato and his team!"
- Jim Kirkos, President & CEO, Meadowlands Regional Chamber
“I’ve known Steve for a long time and have always enjoyed our discussions. He’s a fair-minded interviewer who does his homework and asks smart questions.”
- Alisyn Camerota, Co-Anchor,
CNN’s New Day
"It’s a pleasure to be interviewed by Steve Adubato. His command of the facts about the subjects he’s dissecting, and his passion for the truth, is unparalleled on the NJ broadcast airways."
- Steven Edwards, President, Board of Trustees, The Foundation for the New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Steve Adubato shines a light on major issues facing New Jersey through public affairs programming like "State of Affairs". His interviews with leaders in government, education, business, and more help viewers understand social justice, equity and public policy matters that impact our state, particularly our urban centers."
- Lamont Repollet, EdD, President, Kean University
“Programs like ”State of Affairs with Steve Adubato” are important because it is essential that the residents of New Jersey have access to the information and the people that drive the public policy agenda within our state.”
- NJ Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver
"Steve Adubato’s programming plays an essential role in the New Jersey media landscape. He brings together some of the most impactful thought leaders in our state to examine the issues, challenges and opportunities we face. Most importantly, he provides unbiased, thought-provoking commentary which is all too rare in journalism today."
- Ira Robbins, President & CEO,
“The impact that shows like "Think Tank with Steve Adubato" have on NJ residents is impossible to measure. As news becomes sensationalized the local stories told by those that have deep connectivity to the area like Steve does is an invaluable service to our residents and it's what makes PBS the “go to” for unbiased story telling important to our neighbors.”
- Carlos Medina, Esq., President, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ
"Over the years, Steve and his team have provided real value to our communities. The topics discussed on his programs are relevant to our day-to-day living and his guests provide invaluable insight. The biggest strength: Steve isn't afraid to ask tough questions. He is direct and is able to extract the information the viewers want to hear and need to know."
- Brett A. Sealove, MD, Chief of Cardiology, Hackensack Meridian Health, Jersey Shore University Medical Center
“Think Tank” is a gift for New Jersey viewers, providing depth and insight in these hurried times. Steve Adubato always gets to the heart of the matter with his thought-provoking questions and talent for seeing complexity in every issue.”
- Maria Laurino, Author, “The Italian Americans: A History”
"State of Affairs with Steve Adubato" plays an important role in our civic discourse. Steve's shows provide great insights for New Jerseyans to understand the issues of the day and to thoughtfully consider the ways that we can all contribute to making New Jersey an even better place to live, work and learn."
- Jonathan Holloway, Ph.D., President, Rutgers University
“Steve Adubato and the Caucus Educational Corporation are in a unique position to produce relevant and timely programming. I know from experience that their television programming and educational outreach initiatives benefit the people of our state and nation.”
- U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D) – NJ
"At a time when important issues that affect our state rarely get enough attention, Steve Adubato's programs truly inform and bring to life what is important for us to know."
- Dale Florio, Republican Strategist & Managing Partner, Princeton Public Affairs Group
"I am grateful to Steve Adubato for the opportunity to speak to the value of the arts in educating all children, but particularly those in underserved communities. These challenges are rarely discussed in an open forum but thanks to programs like “Think Tank”, the public gets to hear and understand the challenges. With the opportunity to voice concerns comes the opportunity to find solutions!"
- Sharron Miller, Founder, Sharron Miller’s Academy for Performing Arts
“I appreciated the opportunity to appear on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to talk about public media’s vital role as trusted source for news and information. In a society that is becoming increasingly divided, public media has an opportunity to serve its communities as convener and facilitator of discussion that can lead to positive solutions. One-on-One helps serve that mission.”
- Joe Lee, Vice President & General Manager, NJ PBS