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Press ReleaseApril 9, 2019

Spectrum News NY1 Debuts New 'Crosstown with Pat Kiernan' Podcast on April 11

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Morning News Anchor Pat Kiernan Connects New Yorkers to the Stories Behind the Headlines in Weekly Program

New York, NY – New Yorkers have been waking up to Morning News Anchor Pat Kiernan on Spectrum News NY1 (NY1) for decades, and starting April 11 they can listen to him anytime and anywhere with the launch of his new podcast, "Crosstown with Pat Kiernan." Each week, "Crosstown with Pat Kiernan" will pull back the curtain on the stories behind the impactful, fascinating, and extraordinary headlines and news reported on Spectrum News NY1.

"Crosstown with Pat Kiernan" will illuminate news stories that matter to New Yorkers through unfiltered and intimate conversations. Pat will take a deep dive into these stories with NY1’s reporters to showcase the newsgathering process, how reports come together and their impact in shaping culture and trends in New York. In each episode, Pat will also highlight a story of the week that caught his attention.

“Crosstown with Pat Kiernan" directly connects our viewers to our newsrooms, bringing them behind-the-scenes of local news reporting and allowing them to experience our content anytime, anywhere,” said Alison Hellman, Group Vice President of Audience and Content Strategy for Spectrum Networks. “It’s another opportunity to push the boundaries of traditional local news by bringing content that’s hyper-focused on the communities we serve to viewers across a variety of platforms.”

Listeners will have the opportunity to join the conversation every week, using the hashtag #NY1Crosstown on Twitter. "Crosstown with Pat Kiernan" will be available for download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Google Play and on

About Spectrum Networks

Spectrum Networks is a series of 24/7 news and sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive, and exclusive local programming on 31 networks across 12 states. More information on Spectrum Networks is available at

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