Lisa Jacknow spent years working in national and local news in and around New York City before moving to Princeton. Working as both a TV producer and news reporter, Lisa came to this area to focus on the local news of Mercer County at WZBN-TV. In recent years, she got immersed in the Princeton community by serving leadership roles at local schools in addition to volunteering for other local non-profits. In her free time, Lisa loves to spend time with her family, play tennis, sing and play the piano. A graduate of the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Lisa was raised just north of Boston, Massachusetts but has lived in the tri-state area since college. She is excited to be Editor and head writer for Princeton Perspectives!
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The Pulse of Princeton:
How have you made a difference?
Did You Know?
- There are multiple Academy/Grammy/Tony Award-winning or nominated talents that graduated from Princeton High School (Damien Chazelle, John Lithgow, Bebe Neuwirth, John Popper/Blues Traveler to name a few)
- There are more than 38,000 nonprofit organizations in NJ, with more than 1.6 million volunteers
- It was local volunteers in Princeton that started the movement in NJ banning single-use plastic bags, which have been banned in the Garden State since May 4th
- Local residents working together towards a common goal sometimes leads to the creation of a nonprofit, such as the Princeton Dog Park Alliance formed in March
In This Issue
- Editor’s Note
- Pulse of Princeton: How have you made a difference?
- Local Connections of NJ Hall of Fame Nominees
- It’s NJ Law, but the Ban on Plastic Bags Culminates a Decade of Local Persistence
- Long-Sustained Efforts Bring About Needed Solutions on Rosedale Road
- Parents’ Passion Leads to Outreach About Princeton’s Future