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The next edition of Newark Today is Thursday, February 17 at 8pm

 Newark Today airs February 17 at 8pm
Newark Today airs February 17 at 8pm

On the next Newark Today (Thursday, February 17), host Michael Hill will be joined by Mayor Ras Baraka to talk about all the latest around New Jersey’s largest city. We'll discuss the recent visit by Vice President Kamala Harris to praise the city’s efforts to replace lead service lines. Another hot topic will be Covid mask mandates. Michael will also be joined by Director of Health and Community Wellness Dr. Mark Wade. We'll be taking calls live at 973-297-0941 starting at 8pm.

Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, Alexandra was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the lead general assignment reporter, afternoon news anchor, and producer of the award winning live call in show Newark Today. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014. Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories, and has been recognized by the New York Association Of Black Journalists for her piece entitled Sheltering Newark’s Homeless.