WRSU News remains dedicated to getting information to the masses during the coronavirus outbreak, and will continue to produce its weekly public affairs program, “Knightbeat,” every Wednesday night at 10 pm with host Joey Bloch. Our team of reporters – Caleb Kuberiet, Chris Tsakonas and Hannah Varkey – will join Joey each week with insightful interviews and commentary.
If you miss an episode, don’t worry – you can catch up on prior episodes by clicking the links below:
May 20 Show: Fox News State Department Correspondent and WRSU alum Rich Edson, NJ.com report Matthew Arco, WRSU Reporter Hannah Varkey, outgoing WRSU General Manager Justin Sontupe.
May 13 Show: NBC Nightly News Anchor and Rutgers virtual commencement speaker Lester Holt, Rutgers/Eagleton Poll Director Ashley Koening, Rutgers COVID-19 Center Director Dr. Jay Tischfield, Tampa Bay Rays Pre- and Postgame radio host and WRSU alum Neil Solondz, Tribute to outgoing WRSU News Director Joey Bloch.
May 6 Show: Rutgers Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Salvador Mena, Rutgers engineering professor Dr. Hoang Pham, WRSU Sportscaster and Ernest Mario School of Pharamacy student Raj Shah.
April 29 Show: KISS-FM Seattle morning show host and WRSU alum Carla Marie, NJ Dept. of Health Medical Director of Communicable Disease Services Dr. Edward Lifshitz, Rutgers AAUP-AFT President Todd Wolfson.
April 22 Show: NJ Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride, Dean of Rutgers School of Public Health Dr. Perry Halkitis, Director of Rutgers OIT Brian Luper
April 15 Show: RUCDR Director Dr. Jay Tischfield, Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics Director John F. Farmer, Center of American Women and Politics Director Debbie Walsh, Rutgers Director of Career Communities and Transitions David Bills.
April 8 Show: Rutgers political science professor Joe-Leo Carney-Waterton, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Assistant Professor Joseph Hanna, Rutgers religious lecturer Louis Benjamin Rolky, Rutgers alumna and children’s singer Laurie Berkner.
April 1 Show: Guests include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Physician Dr. Sheraz U. Siddiqui, Rustgers student and RA Jesse Osafo, RBHS Seniro Vice-Chancellor Dr. Bishir Omary of the new Rutgers COVID-19 Center, and Rutgers School of Public Health Professor Mitchell Rosen.
March 25 Show: Guests include Rutgers Director of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships and director of the Rutgers Food Pantry Kerrie Wilson; Rutgers Professor Richard Miller, teacher of “Writing After the End of the World” English class, Rutgers junior off-campus student Jasmine Davis.
March 19 Show: Guests include New Brunswick Mayor Jim Cahill, Rutgers Public Health Professor Elissa Kozlov, and Nursing Professor Suzanne Willard.
March 16 Show: MyCentralJersey.com reporter Bob Makin, Sacramento Kings broadcaster Noah Eagle, Dr. Mark Merlin, and Rutgers Professor of Cinema Studies Albert Nigrin.