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WNBC Joins Forces to Help Veterans Find Work

As part of the ongoing NBC News special series “Making a Difference on the Homefront,” WNBC/Channel 4 is teaming up with the Manhattan and U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The program, which launched last year, is designed to get the nation’s military back in the workforce. The day-long job fair, providing opportunities for vets, will run 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. tomorrow alongside Pier 86, home of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Katherine Creag provides live reports from the deck of the Intrepid during Today in New York, while Shiba Russell is on-scene, co-anchoring the noon and the 5 p.m. newscasts.

“NBC 4 New York is pleased to support our local veterans,” said Michael Jack, president and general manager of WNBC. “We are proud to help give our local veterans an opportunity to succeed after serving our country.”

The Today Show will also be broadcasting from the job fair starting at 7 a.m.

To register online, simply go to www.hoh.greatjob.net. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m., continuing throughout the day for job seekers.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

Stations Prepare for Giants’ Super Bowl Winning Parade

With another Super Bowl title for the New York Giants, now comes the celebration! Several stations are planning to televise the ticker tape parade tomorrow up the Canyon of Heroes in Lower Manhattan.

WCBS/Channel 2 begins its live coverage at 11 a.m. with the celebrations at two venues –New York City and at the Giants’ home, MetLife Stadium.

WCBS will have cameras along and above the parade route and will feature reports by news anchors Maurice DuBois, Chris Wragge and Don Dahler, sports anchors Otis Livingston and Lisa Kerney, reporter Jennifer McLogan, and WFAN morning co-host Craig Carton.

Those unable to get to a television can watch the festivities streamed live on CBSNewYork.com.

WNBC/Channel 4 is providing live coverage as well, starting with Today in New York at 4:30 a.m. Darlene Rodriguez and Michael Gargiulo then join sports anchor Bruce Beck for live coverage at 11 a.m.  Several reporters will be staked out along the parade route, including Andrew Siff and Katherine Creag.

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Veteran Reporter Katherine Creag Joins WNBC

Reporter Katherine Creag, who left Fox 5/WNYW in October, has turned up on WNBC/Channel 4.

She started at Fox 5 in 2005.

Freelancing since January 17, Creag has mostly been seen on Today in New York and Weekend Today in New York.

“I love it. It’s great here,” Creag tells FishbowlNY. “I already knew a lot of the morning photographers and reporters because I had seen them out in the field, when I reported for Fox 5.”

This weekend, Creag gets additional exposure on The Debrief with David Ushery airing on WNBC and New York Nonstop.  

Creag, along with her Fox 5 stint, is familiar to New Yorkers from her days reporting on NY1.

“A good number of folks here are people I worked with at NY1 way back when,” Creag says. “It’s great to be at the station that I watched when I was a kid.”

An New York University graduate, Creag is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award winner.