Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. Steve Adubato sits down with Joe Roth, President & CEO, NJ Sharing Network, and Elisse Glennon, Executive Director, NJ Sharing Network Foundation, to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on organ […]
Author Archives: Think Tank Podcast
Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr; Dr. Mark Merlin; Mark Dinglasan; Dave Ellis
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. Steve Adubato speaks with Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, Founder & President, Nassan’s Place, about her son, Nassan, who has non-verbal autism, and the challenges facing families and children with autism during the COVID-19 […]
Newark During COVID-19 Panel & Leadership in Policing with Patrick Colligan
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. Steve Adubato is joined by Michele Adubato, CEO, The North Ward Center, Marsha Atkind, Executive Director and CEO, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey and Anibal Ramos Jr., North Ward Councilman, […]
Nursing + Healthcare with Rebecca Love, Dr. Ganat, Dr. Neville, Dr. LeBenger
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. Steve Adubato speaks with Rebecca Love, RN, BS, MSN, President, SONSIEL, and Vice President, OptimizeRx, about the challenges nurses face during the COVID-19 public health crisis, the future of the nursing […]
Dr. Perry Halkitis; Thomas Brostrøm; Marjorie Perry
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. Steve Adubato speaks with Perry N. Halkitis, Dean, Rutgers School of Public Health, about the issues with COVID-19 and contact sports, as well as the challenges with testing and contact tracing. […]
Confronting Racism with Aqeela Sherrills & Ryan Haygood
Steve Adubato is joined by Mikaela Batts, Associate Producer at the Caucus Educational Corporation, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank. First, Steve is joined by Aqeela Sherrills, Director, Newark Community Street Team, to talk about the history of systemic racism in our country and the importance of confronting these issues by […]
Think Tank: Holly Schepisi
Steve Adubato is joined by Jeanette Hoffman, Republican Strategist and President of Marathon Public Affairs to discuss facing scrutiny on social media while in the public eye. Later, Steve Adubato speaks with Asw. Holly T. Schepisi (R) – NJ, Assistant Republican Leader, who shares her experience in the public eye – from attacks on her […]
Think Tank: Senate President Steve Sweeney
Steve Adubato is joined by Benjamin Dworkin, Ph.D., Director of Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, Rowan University to discuss the relationship between Governor Phil Murphy (D) – NJ and Senate President Steve Sweeney (D) – NJ and the state of the Democratic Party. Later, Steve Adubato speaks with Senate President Steve Sweeney to […]
Think Tank: Greg Herenda and Luis Robles
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at sports and leadership. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Greg Herenda, Head Coach, Fairleigh Dickinson University Men’s Basketball, who discusses sports and leadership and describes how he overcame a recent health scare to lead his Knights to their first NCAA Tournament game […]
Think Tank: Ginger Gold Schnitzer
Steve Adubato speaks with Ginger Gold Schnitzer, Executive Director of the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership, Saint Peter’s University, to talk about her role as the new Executive Director, the mission of the Guarini Institute and the importance of teaching students about current public policy issues.
Think Tank: Neal Shapiro and Joe Strupp
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at media and journalism today. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Neal Shapiro, President & CEO of WNET, to discuss the NJTV News partnership with NJ Spotlight, the importance of local journalism and the future of media in our society today. Later, Steve […]
Think Tank: Akbar Cook
Steve Adubato speaks with Newark NJ’s West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook, who discusses how he is positively impacting the lives of his students in Newark every day and his recent appearance on the Ellen Show.
Think Tank: Margaret Hoover
Steve Adubato speaks with Margaret Hoover, Host of Firing Line with Margaret Hoover, to discuss the history of the iconic series as well as her thoughts on the state of the Republican party.
Think Tank: Ben Dworkin, Ph.D.
Steve Adubato sits down with Benjamin Dworkin, Ph.D., Director of Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, Rowan University, to discuss raising a generation of citizens who are engaged in their government.
Think Tank: Sam Brinton
Steve Adubato speaks with Sam Brinton, Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs at The Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. Sam shares his personal story and why the 50 Bills 50 States campaign is so important for the LGBTQ youth community.
Think Tank: Francois Clemmons
Steve Adubato goes on-location to The Turrell Fund Day for Children in Shelburne, Vermont to speak with Dr. Francois Clemmons, singer and actor from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, about Dr. Clemmons’ groundbreaking role as Officer Clemmons on the show, the impact of Mister Rogers Neighborhood on generations of children, and the lessons Fred Rogers taught Dr. […]
Think Tank: Joe Clementi
Steve Adubato sits down with Joe Clementi, Co-Founder, Tyler Clementi Foundation, to discuss his son, Tyler’s, tragic experience with bullying and how it inspired Joe to work towards eliminating bullying across the country, including the LGBTQ community.
Think Tank: Patricia Stark
Steve Adubato speaks with Patricia Stark, Author, Communication Expert, Professional Development Coach & Trainer and President, Patricia Stark Communications, about tips and tricks on finding your inner calm and confidence to relieve stress, anxiety and fear.
Think Tank: Bob Ley
Steve Adubato sits down with Bob Ley, Sports Journalist and Former Host of Outside the Lines on ESPN, to talk about the evolution of ESPN, his retirement from ESPN after 40 years, the interviews and stories that have had a profound impact on him, as well as the important connection between sports and leadership.
Think Tank: Pasi Sahlberg
Steve Adubato speaks with Finnish educator, author and scholar Pasi Sahlberg about the resources NJ students need to compete in the world.
Think Tank: Kevin Richardson and Vanessa Potkin
Steve Adubato speaks with Kevin Richardson, a member of the “Exonerated Five,” and Vanessa Potkin, Director of Post-Conviction Litigation with the Innocence Project. The pair discuss the Netflix series, “When They See Us,” which tells the story of the Exonerated Five from their point of view 30 years after headlines labeled them the “Central Park […]
Think Tank: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Steve Adubato speaks with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, to discuss the challenges women face across the world including violence, safety and economic security, as well as the UN Women’s goals for gender equality.
Think Tank: Chris Matthews
Steve Adubato is joined by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews to discuss his latest book exploring the life and legacy of Bobby Kennedy.
Think Tank: Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
As part of our Right From the Start NJ programming, Steve Adubato goes on-location to the “Overcoming Childhood Adversity and Trauma: A Healthier Future for NJ Kids” event to speak with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Founder & CEO, Center for Youth Wellness, about the importance of screening for ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) in a primary […]
Think Tank: Jo-Renee Formicola and Robert Hoatson
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at the Catholic Church. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Jo-Renee Formicola, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science at Seton Hall University and Author, “Papal Policies on Clerical Sexual Abuse: God Weeps,” to discuss sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Later, Robert Hoatson, Ph.D, […]
Think Tank: Matt Taibbi
Steve Adubato goes one-on-one to talk with Rolling Stone contributor, Matt Taibbi, about his book “I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street” about the controversial death of Eric Garner. Taibbi also discusses the challenges in covering the Trump administration.
Think Tank: Senate President Steve Sweeney
Steve Adubato is joined by NJ Senate President, Steve Sweeney (D) – NJ, to discuss the biggest issues facing the state including: NJ’s fiscal future; the public employee pension system; recommendations from the Path to Progress report; and a look to the 2020 Presidential election.
Think Tank: Mikie Sherrill
Steve Adubato is joined by U.S. Representative Mikie Sherrill (D) – NJ, who represents a moderate conservative-leaning district in northern New Jersey and has quickly become an important voice in the United States House of Representatives, to discuss her career and path towards Congress, the future of the Democratic Party in New Jersey and her […]
Think Tank: Holly Schepisi
Steve Adubato sits down with NJ Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R) – NJ, who is considered by many as a potential Republican gubernatorial candidate with her issue-oriented and policy-driven in her approach to governing, to explore the challenges facing the Republican party in New Jersey, the future of the GOP nationally and the impact of President […]