Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast

Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast

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Steve Adubato sits down with high-profile thought leaders, innovators and experts.


Dr. John Johnson and A’Dorian Murray-Thomas
May 17 • 29 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Dr. John Johnson, Assistant Professor, Saint Peter’s University, to Steve and Dr. Johnson’s recent in-studio interview and to go further in-depth about race relations in Newark, New Jersey and across the country, as well as…
Lauren Duca and Bill Ritter
May 3 • 29 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Pete Oneglia, General Manager, InsiderNJ, and Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the impact of millennials on the political process. Then, Steve sits down with Lauren Duca, Journalist…
Selwyn Raab and Alejandro Roubian & Brett Sabo
Apr 26 • 29 min
Steve Adubato sits down with Selwyn Raab, Investigative Journalist & author, “Five Families: The Rise, Decline and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires,” to discuss the role of the American Mafia today and how its portrayed in the media.…
Jens Audenaert & Dafna Lemish
Apr 19 • 29 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Mary Gamba, Executive Producer, Steve Adubato’s Lessons in Leadership, and Laura Van Bloem, VP, Marketing & Sponsor Relations, Caucus Educational Corporation, to discuss female diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Then,…
Debbie Walsh & Kelly Thomas
Apr 12 • 29 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Jeanette Hoffman, Republican Strategist and President, Marathon Public Affairs and Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato to discuss female representation in politics. Then, Steve sits down with Debbie…
Michael K. Williams & Dominic Dupont
Apr 5 • 29 min
Steve Adubato and Jim McGreevey, Former Governor of New Jersey & Chairman, New Jersey Reentry Corporation discuss how the opioid crisis affects citizens returning from incarceration. Later, Steve Adubato goes on-location to the New Jersey Reentry…
Dr. Cornel West
Mar 29 • 29 min
Steve Adubato goes on-location to the 2019 NJEA Convention to sit down with Cornel West, Professor, Philosopher, Author & Activist, for a special half-hour conversation. They discuss social justice in education, the importance of civil political…
James Lipton
Mar 22 • 29 min
Steve Adubato looks at the life and legacy of the late James Lipton, long-time host of Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio and reflects on his insightful 2016 interview with Lipton where they discussed his students, his love for teaching and those famous 10…
Chris Cuomo
Mar 15 • 30 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the challenges of being a journalist today and where emotion has a place in reporting. Later, Steve Adubato speaks with Chris Cuomo, Anchor of CNN’s…
Steve Sweeney
Mar 9 • 30 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Benjamin Dworkin, Ph.D., Director of Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, Rowan University to discuss the relationship between Governor Phil Murphy (D) – NJ and Senate President Steve Sweeney (D) – NJ and the state…
Dafna Lemish, Ph.D.
Feb 26 • 16 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Jeanette Hoffman, Republican Strategist and President of Marathon Public Affairs, who weighs in on the influence children’s television has on their development. Later, Steve Adubato sits down with Dafna Lemish, PhD,…
Cornel West
Feb 19 • 30 min
Steve Adubato goes on-location to the 2019 NJEA Convention to speak with Cornel West, Professor, Philosopher, Author & Activist, for a special half-hour conversation. They discuss social justice in education, the importance of civil political discourse,…
Dan Abrams
Feb 12 • 19 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Dan Abrams, CEO and Founder, Abrams Media and Chief Legal Analyst, ABC News to discuss the intersection between politics, law and the Constitution. Steve Adubato is joined for additional commentary on the role of the media in the…
Chris Cuomo
Jan 29 • 22 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the challenges of being a journalist today and where emotion has a place in reporting. Later, Steve Adubato speaks with Chris Cuomo, Anchor of CNN’s…
Holly Schepisi
Jan 22 • 24 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Jeanette Hoffman, Republican Strategist and President of Marathon Public Affairs to discuss facing scrutiny on social media while in the public eye. Later, Steve Adubato speaks with Asw. Holly T. Schepisi (R) – NJ, Assistant…
Senate President Steve Sweeney
Jan 15 • 28 min
Steve Adubato is joined by Benjamin Dworkin, Ph.D., Director of Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, Rowan University to discuss the relationship between Governor Phil Murphy (D) – NJ and Senate President Steve Sweeney (D) – NJ and the state…
Greg Herenda and Luis Robles
Dec 18, 2019 • 21 min
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at sports and leadership. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Greg Herenda, Head Coach, Fairleigh Dickinson University Men’s Basketball, who discusses sports and leadership and describes…
Ginger Gold Schnitzer
Dec 11, 2019 • 12 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Ginger Gold Schnitzer, Executive Director of the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership, Saint Peter’s University, to talk about her role as the new Executive Director, the mission of the Guarini Institute and the…
Neal Shapiro and Joe Strupp
Dec 4, 2019 • 24 min
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at media and journalism today. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Neal Shapiro, President & CEO of WNET, to discuss the NJTV News partnership with NJ Spotlight, the importance of local…
Akbar Cook
Nov 26, 2019 • 15 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Newark NJ’s West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook, who discusses how he is positively impacting the lives of his students in Newark every day and his recent appearance on the Ellen Show.
Margaret Hoover
Nov 13, 2019 • 16 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Margaret Hoover, Host of Firing Line with Margaret Hoover, to discuss the history of the iconic series as well as her thoughts on the state of the Republican party.
Ben Dworkin, Ph.D.
Nov 6, 2019 • 12 min
Steve Adubato sits down with Benjamin Dworkin, Ph.D., Director of Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, Rowan University, to discuss raising a generation of citizens who are engaged in their government.
Sam Brinton
Oct 31, 2019 • 13 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Sam Brinton, Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs at The Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. Sam shares his personal story and why the 50 Bills…
Francois Clemmons
Oct 16, 2019 • 13 min
Steve Adubato goes on-location to The Turrell Fund Day for Children in Shelburne, Vermont to speak with Dr. Francois Clemmons, singer and actor from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, about Dr. Clemmons’ groundbreaking role as Officer Clemmons on the show, the…
Joe Clementi
Oct 9, 2019 • 13 min
Steve Adubato sits down with Joe Clementi, Co-Founder, Tyler Clementi Foundation, to discuss his son, Tyler’s, tragic experience with bullying and how it inspired Joe to work towards eliminating bullying across the country, including the LGBTQ community.
Patricia Stark
Oct 2, 2019 • 21 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Patricia Stark, Author, Communication Expert, Professional Development Coach & Trainer and President, Patricia Stark Communications, about tips and tricks on finding your inner calm and confidence to relieve stress, anxiety and…
Bob Ley
Sep 25, 2019 • 20 min
Steve Adubato sits down with Bob Ley, Sports Journalist and Former Host of Outside the Lines on ESPN, to talk about the evolution of ESPN, his retirement from ESPN after 40 years, the interviews and stories that have had a profound impact on him, as well…
Pasi Sahlberg
Sep 18, 2019 • 12 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Finnish educator, author and scholar Pasi Sahlberg about the resources NJ students need to compete in the world.
Kevin Richardson and Vanessa Potkin
Sep 4, 2019 • 22 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Kevin Richardson, a member of the “Exonerated Five,” and Vanessa Potkin, Director of Post-Conviction Litigation with the Innocence Project. The pair discuss the Netflix series, “When They See Us,” which tells the story of the…
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Aug 21, 2019 • 14 min
Steve Adubato speaks with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, to discuss the challenges women face across the world including violence, safety and economic security, as well as the UN Women’s goals for gender equality.
Chris Matthews
Aug 14, 2019 • 22 min
Steve Adubato is joined by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews to discuss his latest book exploring the life and legacy of Bobby Kennedy.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
Aug 7, 2019 • 15 min
As part of our Right From the Start NJ programming, Steve Adubato goes on-location to the “Overcoming Childhood Adversity and Trauma: A Healthier Future for NJ Kids” event to speak with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Founder & CEO, Center for Youth Wellness,…
Jo-Renee Formicola and Robert Hoatson
Jul 24, 2019 • 22 min
This episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato: The Podcast takes a look at the Catholic Church. First, Steve Adubato speaks with Jo-Renee Formicola, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science at Seton Hall University and Author, “Papal Policies on Clerical…
Matt Taibbi
Jul 10, 2019 • 18 min
Steve Adubato goes one-on-one to talk with Rolling Stone contributor, Matt Taibbi, about his book “I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street” about the controversial death of Eric Garner. Taibbi also discusses the challenges in covering the Trump…
Senate President Steve Sweeney
Jun 26, 2019 • 31 min
Steve Adubato is joined by NJ Senate President, Steve Sweeney (D) – NJ, to discuss the biggest issues facing the state including: NJ’s fiscal future; the public employee pension system; recommendations from the Path to Progress report; and a look to the…
Mikie Sherrill
Jun 12, 2019 • 19 min
Steve Adubato is joined by U.S. Representative Mikie Sherrill (D) – NJ, who represents a moderate conservative-leaning district in northern New Jersey and has quickly become an important voice in the United States House of Representatives, to discuss her…
Holly Schepisi
Jun 12, 2019 • 15 min
Steve Adubato sits down with NJ Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R) – NJ, who is considered by many as a potential Republican gubernatorial candidate with her issue-oriented and policy-driven in her approach to governing, to explore the challenges facing the…