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!
Home › Connections – What’s Gotten us Through and What Keeps us Going! › The Pulse of Princeton: What Connections are Helping Our Community Survive the Pandemic?
Did You Know?
- So many people are connecting puzzle pieces now, sales for puzzle maker Ravensberger increased 370% in April 2020
- A recent Gallup Poll showed 19% of Americans feel their faith/spiritual connections have grown as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
- 6 out of 10 of people who normally would have texted are picking up the phone to connect with friends and loved ones
- To increase the chance of a love connection during COVID-19, dating app Bumble added a "Virtual Dating" feature for those willing to date via video