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NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov has covered stories across the region during his time at WHYY.
Shai began his radio career as a newsroom volunteer in 2004. He has had many jobs in the newsroom, including production assistant on WHYY’s local Morning Edition newscast, local Sunday morning host, fill-in host for local afternoon weekday newscasts, and a newsroom producer and reporter. He also guest-hosts NewsWorks Tonight.
As NewsWorks Tonight producer, Shai manages all aspects of NewsWorks Tonight, WHYY's nightly news magazine, including booking, conducting and editing interviews, writing the show script, creating nightly lineups, and coordinating with contributing reporters and producers.
Shai lives in Germantown with his wife, son and assorted pets.
Philadelphia's major newspapers are back in their own headlines now that a judge has ruled that they be sold at a private auction within the next month. Owners Louis Katz and George Norcross have been feuding over control of the papers since last year.
NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ken Doctor, media analyst for Newsonomics, about how the rest of the country is viewing the soap opera playing out at the papers.
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