May 24, 2016
MILLVILLE – SNJ Today is pleased to announce Michelle Dawn Mooney will join the SNJ Today News show as Lead Anchor beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Mooney, a former NBC 40 news anchor and a southern New Jersey native, currently hosts the weekday radio show Middays With Michelle on WPG Talk Radio 104.1FM.
SNJ Today’s nightly news and weather broadcasts reach South Jersey residents in Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem counties, as well as viewers in the Greater Philadelphia area on Comcast Cable Channel 22, WACP Channels 4, 26 and on www.snjtoday.com and via Fios, DirecTV and Dish satellite systems.
“I think SNJ Today’s mission of putting more of an emphasis on positive stories and informational news fits perfectly with the direction I have taken since my time at NBC 40,” Mooney explained. “They are doing something really unique in the news world, and I am excited to be a part of it.”
Mooney has worked in the media industry as a news director, radio news anchor, radio host and national author. Her career spans more than 15 years in broadcast television. She is an active public speaker who has addressed groups including the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWB) and the Cape May Film Festival. Among her list of charity and community endeavors are the United Way, NJ Food Bank, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, The HERO Campaign, Marine Corp Law Enforcement Foundation, The 200 Club and D.A.R.E. She is also a recognized and acclaimed singer-songwriter, having worked nationally with several Grammy winning artists.
According to Mooney, she highlights news about people making a difference in the world on her current radio show as well as artist interviews and informational segments to help inspire and motivate listeners.
SNJ Today is a new and traditional media company offering television and radio programming streaming live and on-demand globally at www.snjtoday.com. The company’s affiliates include SNJToday.com, Comcast Channel 22, The Grapevine Newspaper and radio station WSNJ AM 1240. The company is headquartered at The Glassworks in Millville, NJ.
“It’s been a lengthy process,” says SNJ Today Founder and President Ken Pustizzi, “After the unfortunate loss of Lead Anchor Cara McCollum, we had to regroup and seek out someone who would be the right fit for our dynamic team.” Pustizzi said, “We’re excited and we’re already expecting great things from Michelle and our team and our viewers should, too.”
Mooney begins anchoring Wednesday June 1, on SNJ Today News seen weeknights at 7 and 11pm on SNJ Today Comcast cable channel 22 in Cumberland County, on WACP’s Comcast channels 4, 26, (HD) 789, Fios channels 4, (HD) 504, Dish channels 4, (HD) 8160 and on-demand at www.SNJToday.com.
SNJ Today, based in Millville, NJ, was founded in 2014 as a new and traditional media company. The company provides news and additional programming on-demand at www.snjtoday.com, on affiliates Comcast Channel 22 in Cumberland County and WSNJ AM 1240 regionally and through The Grapevine Newspaper. SNJ Today also includes affiliated companies, ClearBridge Media Consulting providing full-service marketing services and solutions, and Glasstown Productions, a full-service video production company with major network studio assets.
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