This week on WCNY: ‘Financial Fitness’ features young entrepreneurs; ‘Insight’ explores binding arbitration with Mayor Stephanie Miner; and ‘Artifex’ explores the Red House

Financial Fitness

In Part 2 of “Young Entrepreneurs,” host Vicki Brackens follows up with Andrew Farah, CEO of Rounded and Patrick Ambron, CEO of BrandYourself, to see how their start-up businesses are doing.

Brackens also introduces the next generation of award-winning student start-ups at Syracuse University. She interviews Nick Nickitas, CEO of Rosie; Bea Arthur, founder and CEO of Pretty Padded Room; Michael Amadori, founder of Full Circle Feed; and Camille Malkiewicz of Craftistas

The show airs live at 8 p.m. Thursdays onPBS (WCNY channel 24.1) and re-airs at 1 p.m. Fridays on PBS (24.1), at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Fridays and Sundays on WCNY 2 (Time Warner Digital Cable channel 854) and can be streamed any time at


Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner joins co-hosts Susan Arbetter and Jim Aroune to discuss mandate relief, pension-smoothing, fiscal control boards and how binding arbitration affects local municipalities.

“Insight” airs at 8 p.m. Fridays on PBS (WCNY channel 24.1), re-airs at 8 p.m. on Sundays on World (WCNY channel 24.3) and can be streamed any time at


Beginning this week, “Artifex” will feature a new “Green Room” segment, a partnership between WCNY and the Goldring Arts Journalism Program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Students help produce local theater-related subjects.

This week, Goldring students Josh Austin and Paige Cooperstein interview Steven Svoboda, director of the Red House, actor Adam Perabo and actress Kate Metroka. They discuss plays “W;t,” by Margaret Edsen and “Baltimore Waltz,” by Paula Vogel.

“Artifex” airs at 10:30 a.m. Sundays on PBS (WCNY channel 24.1).

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