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Emmy Award-winning Insight is a weekly public affairs show co-hosted by veteran journalists Susan Arbetter, WCNY’s news and public affairs director and host of The Capitol Pressroom, and Jim Aroune, WCNY’s vice president of TV and radio. Arbetter and Aroune tell stories that provide insight into the most pressing issues facing viewers in WCNY’s 19-county viewing area.


Susan Arbetter is an award-winning broadcast journalist who brings more than 15 years of experience as an Albany correspondent. In 2013, she was honored by “City & State” for journalism in the news magazine’s “Above and Beyond” awards.

Jim Aroune is WCNY’s vice president of radio and television operations and has worked in the field for 28 years. Prior to joining WCNY, Aroune worked as a television news anchor and manager for Time Warner Cable’s news division in Rochester and Buffalo for 20 years. Aroune has earned Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, Associated Press, NYS Broadcasters, Telly and Syracuse Press Club awards for his work in television.

Airs Fridays at 9 p.m. on WCNY(24.1) and re-airs Sundays at 5:30 p.m. on WCNY and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. on World.

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Underground Gas Storage Revisited

Gov. Cuomo's Executive Order

Legislative Correspondents Association Dinner

Today's Erie Canal

New York State Constitutional Convention

Veterans as Farmers

The Craft New York Act and craft beverage business

The 2015 New York State Legislative Extension

Auburn Hometown History

Utica Mayor and State of the City

Senator Dave Valesky

Congressman John Katko

Onondaga Lake

New NYS Senate Leader Chosen

OnPoint For College

Mohawk Valley Future

Last Days in Vietnam

Trying Juveniles as Adults

Ithaca Wind Farm

New York State Budget 2015

Italian Americans

Cancer Care in Central NY

Makers Awards

Education Funding and Reforms

Aging Infrastructure

Youth Mentorship

Tyre Casino

Carl Heastie, New Speaker

Dairy Farm Worker Safety

2015 State of the State

Syracuse police and the community

Former Governor Mario Cuomo

Bankrupt cities: Is Syracuse Next?

Flooding in Upstate New York

Cyber Security

Minor League Sports

The Adirondack Park

Syracuse Democratic Mayoral Primary

Tourism in New York State

March on Washington

Democratic Primary

Common Core

College and Career Success

Latino American of Central New York Awards

Wood Boilers in New York State

Concussions and Head Injuries

Human Trafficking


Healthcare Exchanges

Veterans Resources

Family Caregiver Resources

Homelessness and Hunger

Fair School Funding

Rural Bus Service Funding

Teacher Abuse by Students

New York State Bridges

Losing Ground: The Race to Preserve War of 1812 Battlefields in New York State

Cape Vincent Wind Farms

Casinos in New York state

Wood Boilers in New York state

Farm Bill

Henrietta Casino Opposition

New York State Budget

The Story of the Jews

Small Businesses and New York State Taxes

Upstate Prison Closures

Heroin Problems in Central New York

George Saunders

Onondaga Lake Waterfront Revitalization

Medical Marijuana Legislation

Brown v. Oneonta

Casinos in New York state

New York State Travel


UTV Controversy

Civil Rights Act

From Where We Stand

Syracuse Housing Immigrant Children

Family Court Judges Bill Passes

Oil Transportation by Rail

Common Core and Gap Elimination Adjustment

Labor Day Origins

College Sexual Assault Cases

Latinos in the Community

American Graduate Day

New Code of Conduct

When and If

Rome Brownfield Development


Hack for Hunger and Homelessness

Fair Housing

The Syracuse Billion

Insight Contact Form


WCNY Oldies




Capitol Pressroom