Quill Award for Al Primo

Al Primo, founder of the Eyewitness News concept decades ago, received a Quill award at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. The Quill is given for “outstanding student achievement in media studies.”

A former news director at WABC New York and elsewhere (and, of course, the author of Eyewitness Newsman, Primo has focused on news programs for kids of late. His Teen Kids News has over 200 affiliate partners, and he recently launched a version of the show in the Republic of Georgia.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.