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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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Farm worker rights in New York State

Easter Uprising and Central NY

Refugees and the American Dream

Baseball Great: Jackie Robinson

Chief and Author Irving Powless Jr.

Drinking Water Concerns in NYS Communities

Church - looking at new ways to use a building

Makers Awards 2016

Proposed Heroin Safehouse Site

Consensus and Modernizing Government

Onondaga Lake Cap Issues

Jenna's Law

Chancellor Tisch and NYS Education

Discussion with Joannie Mahoney and Stephanie Miner

Uber in Central New York

$500 Million to Central New York

Three Democratic Challengers

Reflecting on San Bernardino, Terrorism, and Geopolitical Issues

John Katko

Hotel Syracuse Restoration

Fitzpatrick Plant Closure

Regional Native Issues

Syracuse City School District

Poverty and Segregation in Syracuse

128th NYS Assembly Race

Medical Marijuana

American Graduate 2015

Cornell Professor talks natural gas and climate change

The Craft New York Act and craft beverage business

Governor Cuomo Revisits Common Core

Rome NY Mayoral Debate

Nano Utica Initiative

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 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

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